Malawi - Blantyre Water Supply Project

Project Summary

Approval Date 19 Sep 1977
Signature Date 07 Oct 1977
Planned Completion Date 31 Dec 1982
Last Disbursement Planned Date 31 Dec 1982
Sovereign / Non-Sovereign Sovereign
Sector Power
DAC Sector Code 23220
Commitment U.A 4,602,004.72
Status Completion

Project General Description

It will consist of the following pricipal component: (i) The modification of existing intake and the expansion of raw water intake treatment plant and clear water pumps, as well as the construction of a balancing tank and the provison of surge protection equipment at Walker's Ferry. ii) The construction of a new booster station between Walker's Ferry and Chileka and the provision and ecpansion of pumping plants for the new station and for Chileka as well as the construction of balancing tanks. iii) Addition of about 8,000 ft. 27 ins. in diameter and about 7,000 ft. 24 ins. in diameter mains parallel to the existing treated water mains. (iv) Expansion and improvement of the distribution and transmission system by the construction of eight service reservoirs, three break pressure tanks and expansion of distribution pumping stations as well as laying of 182,000 ft. mains ranging in size from 6 ins. (150 mm) to 24 ins. (600 mm) in diameter. (v) Extension of Mudi pumps and pumping station. (vi) Construction of staff housing, laboratory and workshop, the procurement of vehicles, tools accounting machines and mis- cellaneous plant and the training of personnel. (vii) Consulting services for detailed engineering design and supervision and financial management.

Participating Organization

African Development Fund
Government Of Malawi


IATI identifier 46002-P-MW-F00-002
Last Update 04 Dec 2022


Contact Details

Geographic Location

Country Malawi
Coordinates Location Name
-15.7868 35.0139 Blantyre