Ticky Ticky Water Supply

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Project Category:

General

Location/Communities Affected:

Manchester, Coleyville, Silent Hill

Project Description:

PROJECT NAME

Ticky Ticky Water Supply

OWNER OF THE PROJECT PROPOSAL

Country: Jamaica Institution: Manchester Municipal Corporation Contact Person: Councillor Miller Contact Number: 770-8034 Office Address: 32 Hargreaves Avenue, Mandeville

PROPOSED COORDINATOR INSTITUTION – EXECUTING AGENCY

Rural Water Supply Limited

PROJECT BACKGROUND

The Ticky Ticky spring located in the vicinity of Coleyville in Northern Manchester is currently being investigated as a potential water source for the surrounding community of approximately three hundred (300) residents. If found to be a viable source, a water system will be implemented to supply the community. It is estimate that a daily water supply of approximately 12,000 imperial gallons (55,000 litres) will be sufficient.

PROJECT COMPONENTS

- Repair and upgrade entombment - Build pumping and chlorine house - Supply and install transmission and distribution pipelines - Supply and install solar pumping system - Install water storage tanks

PROJECT LOCATION

Silent Hill, Manchester

POSSIBLE PARTIES

Manchester Parish Council

RELEVANCE OF THE PROJECT

Provision of potable water to the residents in the vicinity of the Ticky Ticky spring.

OVERALL AND SPECIFIC PROJECT PURPOSE

To construct a water supply system to provide potable water to the residents in the vicinity of the Ticky Ticky spring.

PROJECT OUTPUTS 

A solar pumping system to pump water from the Ticky Ticky spring to an elevated tank - Water tank at an elevated point to store water - Pipeline to facilitate the pumping of water from the Ticky Ticky spring to an elevated tank - Pipeline to facilitate the distribution of potable gravity fed water to the surrounding community

POSSIBLE RISKS/ASSUMPTIONS

There is the potential risk of equipment being stolen after installation, however this risk is considered minimal

DURATION OF PROJECT

The project is estimated to have a duration of three (3) months

 ESTIMATED COST OF THE ENTIRE PROJECT

  • A Entombment Repair & Sump Construction $ 4,000,000.00
  • B Motor Control Room Construction Material and Labour $ 350,000.00
  • C Chlorination Building Construction Material and Labour $ 350,000.00
  • D Pipeline Material (550 m long) 4" PVC $ 600,000.00
  • E Pipeline Material (20 m long) 4” G.S. $ 150,000.00
  • F Pipeline Material (1200 m long) 2" PVC $ 400,000.00
  • G Pipeline Labour $ 500,000.00
  • H Road Reinstatement and Trenching (1600 m) $ 6,500,000.00
  • I Solar Pumping System Material & Labour $ 2,000,000.00
  • J Fencing Material & Labour (50 m long) $ 350,000.00
  • K Land Acquisition $ 100,000.00
  • L HDPE Tank 4000 US Gallon, Base & Labour $ 450,000.00 Total Estimated Cost $ 15,750,000.00

 SOURCE OF FINANCE 

Government of Jamaica, Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation (MEGJC)

 

Project Status:

Completed
Corporate Offices

25 Dominica Drive
Kingston 5
The Towers 3rd Floor (North Side)
Telephone: (876) 754-5485
Fax. Line: (876) 754-5500
Email Address: info@rwslja.com