Águas de Portugal Group provides technical support to companies in Angola

4 November 2015

Portuguese water group Águas de Portugal (AdP) has been awarded two new contracts in Angola to provide technical assistance to water and sanitation companies in the provinces of Huambo and Uige, according to a statement form the group issued in Lisbon.

The statement released on the group’s website said the contracts were for three years and are funded by the World Bank under the Institutional Development Programme for the Water Sector (PDISA) to a total of US$9.7 million.

The work of the group’s teams will focus mainly on the areas of operation, maintenance and process engineering and, together with technicians from local companies responsible for management and operation of water systems, aims to consolidate processes and routines, including in the areas of operation and maintenance of systems and commercial management, as well as the general organisation and management of those two companies.

The AdP group’s work with Angola began in 1995 mainly by providing services and technical assistance.

The awarded contracts include one for technical assistance to the National Directorate of Water Supply and Sanitation, another focused on water supply and sanitation services in Sumbe province and another to establish a water supply company in Cunene province. (macauhub/AO/PT)