Karachi, Pakistan

KARACHI WATER SUPPLY CANAL

Client

IFC (World Bank Group)

Year

2022

Construction budget

82 million USD

Key facts

Beneficiary population: 2 million inhabitants in South-West Karachi neighbourhoods.

Design flow of 5.26 m3/s.

Rehabilitation of 11.7 km of existing trapezoidal canal and construction of a new 9.76 km pressure GRP DN1900 pipeline.

Rehabilitation of existing pumping station (5.26 m3/s).

Connection of the pumping station to the K-III pipeline.

Reconstruction of 2 PRFV DN1900 rising mains over 1.84 km.

Rehabilitation and expansion of the drinking water treatment plant.

New 4.5 MW solar plant and 2.5 km of distribution line.

Monitoring and metering system (SCADA).

The Government of Sindh, Pakistan, has appointed IFC as Lead Transaction Advisor.

Services

Technical, environmental, and social consultancy to develop the due diligence needed to prepare and undertake the structuring and tendering of the water supply system rehabilitation on a Public Private Partnership (PPP) basis.