Climate-Resilient Water Sector in Grenada (G-CREWS) -Consultancy in water resources management and water utility management

The project Climate-Resilient Water Sector in Grenada (G-CREWS) aims at mainstreaming and implementing climate resilience throughout Grenada’s entire national water sector. The project’s holistic approach addresses two main climate risks and vulnerabilities of Grenada: freshwater availability and disaster preparedness. The project supports Grenada’s water sector in both reducing its water demand and improving water availability so that Grenada is able to ensure resilience to climate variability and expected future climate change until 2050.

Actual services provided by our staff within the assignment:

Works, implemented in close coordination with GIZ and government stakeholders include the implementation of several elements contributing to climate resilience in Grenada.
Output 1: Climate resilience integrated into Grenada’s water sector governance
Activity 1.1 Establishment and Empowerment of Water Resource Management Unit (WRMU)
Activity 1.1.2: Technical Capacity building of WRMU
Activity 1.1.3: Strengthening collection and management of Water Resources and Climate Change Data
Output 2: Improved climate-resilience of Grenada’s water users:
Activity 2.1. Challenge Fund for climate-resilient commercial water users
Output 3 Disaster resilience in NAWASA’s systems
Activity 3.3: Disaster-Resilience in NAWASA’s Systems
Output 4 Water, Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency
Activity 4.2: Use of Renewable Energy in NAWASA’s Supply Systems
Activity 4.3: Improving NAWASA’s water loss reduction strategy
Output 5: Lessons learned and replication in the Caribbean
Complementary Measures related to Environmental and Social Management Planning
ESMP Action 2: Environmental, social, health and safety risk assessment of NAWASA’s activities, including contracted civil works
ESMP Action 3: Implementation of a certified quality, environment, health and safety management system at NAWASA
ESMP Action 4: NAWASA health and safety management
ESMP Action 8 River hydrology, biodiversity and water use assessment for 8a Baillies Bacolet and 8b Petit Etang catchment
ESMP Action 9: Water quality management for reservoirs.

Name of client: GIZ / GFA
Start date
(month/year): 01/2021
Completion date (month/year): 12/2025