Project name: Lobatse Water Masterplan
Client name: Water Utilities Corporation
Location: Botswana
Project description 
In March 2009 ACE GIBB was appointed by the Water Utilities Corporation to update the Masterplan that was completed by ACE GIBB in 1994. The purpose of the study was to outline a capital works programme to meet the water needs of Lobatse and the surrounding areas to the year 2030 and provide an immediate works programme.

ACE GIBB responsibilities 
  • Water demand projections to the year 2030
  • Condition and capacity of the existing assets
  • Data base analysis of water consumption of consumer types
  • Hydrological studies of available surface water resources
  • Formulation of primary/secondary assets with expenditure options
  • Identification of Immediate Works Programme
  • Leakage detection and pressure and flow logging
  • Water supply network model of the existing and future reticulation systems
  • Environmental issues scoping report
  • Review of the operation and maintenance issues
  • Overview of the institutional aspects
  • Financial and Economic appraisal 


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