Pakistan nationals: National Standards & Specifications (Water & Sewerage) Specialist

Asian Development Bank (ADB)
Pakistan
Position Type: 
Consultancy
Organization Type: 
International Organization
Experience Level: 
Senior (10+ Years)
Degree Required: 
Advanced Degree (Master's or JD)

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Objective and Purpose of the Assignment

 
 

The objective of the consulting services to be recruited through the TA is to help the PID enhance its
capacity for transforming its service delivery from a traditional irrigation water deliverer to a WRD
that holistically manage water resources and for the PID to respond to the Punjab Water Policy approved
by Provincial Cabinet and Punjab Water Act, 2019 likely to be approved by Provincial Assembly.

Scope of Work

 
 

- Standards & Specifications for water supply and sewerage services in consultation with international
consultant
- Capacity building and training plan for staff responsible for implementation of standards and
specifications under Water Act

Detailed Tasks and/or Expected Output

 
 

(Water Supply)

• Determination / recommendation of per person water supply standard (GPCD or LPCD) keeping in view;
socio economic conditions & affordability, weather conditions / temperature of the area, type of source
– ground / surface / spring / pond, source of water – quantity, source of water how far away, source of
water – quality, treatment of water required.
• Determination / recommendation of per person water supply standard (GPCD or LPCD) for commercial &
industrial use keeping in view; type of industry or commercial activity, type of source – ground /
surface / spring / pond, source of water – quantity, source of water how far away, source of water –
quality.
• Preparation & recommendations of specifications for type of pipes for water supply feeder mains /
rising mains / transmission mains including pressure, velocity.
• Preparation & recommendations of specifications for type of pipes & fittings for water supply
distribution system and service pipes for house / consumer’s connection.
• Set type & specifications of water filtration plants on the basis quality of water and distance (when
no better quality of water is available nearby).
• Standards for bulk water treatment / surface water treatment slow sand & rapid sand on the basis of
quantity required and affordability of the people of area.
• Develop standards for drinking water of a water supply system comparing national and international
standards for implementation under water act.
• Suggest types of water meters for different type of areas as per financial conditions and
affordability of people of the area.
• Standards and specifications of various pumping stations.
• Standards for rainwater harvesting for houses, plazas, public buildings and industries.
• Standards and specifications for fire services.
• Preparation of customer charter for water undertakers and consumers.
• Support national legal consultant in identification of standards and specifications for regulations

(Sewerage & Drainage)
•Determination / recommendation of per person production of wastewater (GPCD or LPCD) keeping in view: %
age of water supply, weather conditions / temperature of the area.
• Determination / recommendation of per person production of wastewater standard (GPCD or LPCD) for
commercial & industrial use keeping in view: type of industry or commercial activity, weather conditions.
• Preparation & recommendations for parameters of wastewater being disposed into sewerage & drainage
system of and sewerage undertaker.
• Parameters of industrial wastewater after treatment to be disposed into sewerage & drainage system –
pretreatment of industrial effluent.
• Preparation & recommendations specifications for type of pipes for sewerage force mains including
pressure, velocity.
• Preparation & recommendations specifications for type of sewer pipes & manholes, vent pipes in the
sewerage system.
• Septic tanks for all houses individual and combined.
• Pumping stations for sewerage & drainage system.
• Type & specifications of waste water treatment plants on the basis capex, opex and affordability of
people of the area.
• Standards for wastewater treatment comparing national and international standards.
• Preparation of customer charter for sewerage undertakers and consumers.
• Support national legal consultant in identification of standards and specifications for regulations
• Any other task jointly agreed by the Executing Agency (EA) and the Consultant Firm to be undertaken
during the assignment.

Minimum Qualification Requirements

 
 

The Standards & Specifications Specialist must have a graduate degree in water resources
Engineering/Civil Engineering/Mechanical Engineering. She/he preferably has at least 15 years
professional work experience in Pakistan in the water sector. The Specialist must have extensive
knowledge of design and documentation, specifications and standards of water supply and sewerage system.
The Specialist must be familiar with water related rules / regulations and institutions in place related
to water supply and sanitation in Punjab. Experience in externally funded projects with multi-
disciplinary teams will be given preference.