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Feasibility Study for Protection of Kosovo Iber Canal
Expression of InterestDeadline
31-Dec-2012 at 11:59:59 PM (EST)
Language of Notice
XK - Kosovo
The World Bank intends to finance the assignment/services under TrustFunds:BB - BANK BUDGET
The consultant will be a firm.
SELECTION FOR CONSULTANTS BY THE WORLD BANKREQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTERESTElectronic Submissions through World Bank Group eConsultant2https://wbgeconsult2.worldbank.org/wbgec/index.html ASSIGNMENT OVERVIEW Assignment Title: 1091811 - Feasibility Study for Protection of Kosovo Iber Canal Assignment Countries:- Kosovo ASSIGNMENT DESCRIPTIONThe World Bank seeks selecting a consulting firm to help the task team in assisting (through TA) the Government of Kosovo inpreparing a "Feasibility Study" (FS), including an "Environmental and Social Impact Assessment and Management Plan". TheFS would focus on protecting the Iber Canal, aiming at ensuring water security in central Kosovo. The FS could benefit fromand build on a World Bank study on Water Security for Central Kosovo which was completed in 2011.The FS would help in preparing an investment project (for potential financing by IFIs) with the following three components(costing around US$20m to US$30m, as indicative estimates):(i) Canal infrastructure rehabilitation and modernization,(ii) Water resources protection and monitoring, and(iii) Project management support.Under these three components, the project would focus on the Iber Canal rehabilitation/modernization measures, such as:1. Canal repair (lining, abutments, foundations, cuttings, culverts, etc.) and protection against renewed physical damage fromlandslides, unstable soils, and man-made disruptions;2. Equipment for better management of gates and regulation of water flows, including provisions for remote monitoring andcontrolling of other structures (e.g. SCADA, if feasible);3. Short-term storage along the canal to bridge peak water demand and temporary outages for repair purposes;4. Protection of the canal against pollution, accidental pollution and other threats and disruptions, such as through canal fencing