Technical Project Coordination & Asset Management
Manager - Tafeamaalii Philip Kerslake
The Technical Projects and Asset Management Division has two sections:
- Engineering and Investments
- Environment Business Unit (Laboratory)
Engineering and Investments
- Implements and co-ordinate the EU donor projects.
- Updates and reviews the Lifecycle Asset Management Plan.
- Maintains Asset Register, Assets Investment Plans, and Assets Maintenance Plans, creates work orders, issues jobs and receives complete jobs.
- Operates the Maintenance Management System.
- Participates in procuring new infrastructure.
- Responsible for design of water treatment and supply systems: Headwork, provides engineering advice to the operations divisions, conducts condition inspections of treatment plants, river intakes, boreholes, booster pump stations and reservoirs
- Monitors and reports on all treatment plants, river intakes, SWA compounds, pump stations and reservoirs for maintenance requirements.
- Investigates new and existing water sources.
- Identifies, designs and supervises new boreholes and river intakes.
- Creates and introduces Water Safety Plans for all SWA assets
- Network, Investigation, Design, estimation costing and Supervision of all new water works and Major connections
- Monitors the overall performance of the pipe network and is responsible for its effective operation, Ensures projects and routine maintenance works are adequate and appropriate.
- Ensures work is carried out as scheduled and is within budget
- Provides engineering advice with regards to domestic connections, customer complaints and other water network issues.
- Assists demand management through managing pressure and rationing programs.
Environmental Business Unit (Laboratory)
- Monitors the quality of water and initiates any required corrections.
- Provides water quality testing and reporting services to private customers
- Monitors and conducts water quality testing for the Wastewater Division
- Creates Water Safety Plans for all SWA assets
- Ensures treated water supplied to customers satisfies WHO guidelines and national drinking water standards