Water supply project for Maputo, Mozambique

A new drinking water distribution system in the northern part of Maputo will be constructed by a group of Dutch companies.

This project will be able to support 550,000 residents and 20,000 homes, the Royal HaskoningDHV said.

Maputo, Mozambique

In a statement given last week in Amersfoot, Royal HaskoningDHV in consortium with Vitens Evides International said it was appointed by the Fund for Water Supply Investment and Assets (Fipag) to work on the project’s development stage.

Royal HaskoningDHV is an engineering and project management services company while Vitens Evides International is a water supply company.

The Netherlands will fund the €2.2 million deal with a subsidy from ORIO. ORIO is an infrastructure development organisation of the Ministry for Cooperation and Development.

The construction will start at the end of 2014 as stated in a report by macauhub.