Water Supply and Sanitation in Mindelo

Improvement of the hygienic and health conditions of the population of Mindelo (75,000 inhabitants) on the Island Sao Vincente via:

Rehabilitation and Extension of the Water Distribution System:

  • Construction and rehabilitation of reservoirs (reinforced concrete structures);
  • Construction and rehabilitation of pumping stations;
  • Construction of pumping mains;
  • Construction and extension of water distribution networks;
  • Installation of house connections.

Rehabilitation and Extension of the Sanitation System:

  • Enhancement of house connections to the piped sewer system;
  • Construction of new sewer systems;
  • Construction and rehabilitation of waste water pumping stations;
  • Extension of the existing waste water treatment plant.

Improvements in the Waste Disposal Sector:

  • Procurement of additional waste disposal equipment (waste containers, waste collection vehicles and landfill equipment) for the municipal utility.

Type of services provided:

  • Technical audit of the water supply network;
  • Preparation of final design and tender documents;
  • Assistance in tendering and contract award;
  • Procurement of equipment;
  • Construction supervision for all works.
Ministry of Infrastructure and Transport
EC (FED)
07/2006 - 10/2010
Contract value: 800,000 €