Water Utilities

Water Utilities

We seek to improve human populations' quality of life and environment

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Carlos Fernandes Jorge

In the team since 1986 Iis responsible for the management of large-scale and complex projects in Portugal and other international markets

In the Water Utilities Area, we provide consulting services related to water and its various uses. The projects we develop are supported by one of the most experienced teams that sets the standard in the Portuguese market, focusing on improving the lives of the populations by optimising and adapting the infrastructures that serve them.

This Business Units have a very important track record in providing services in several locations. Its development is currently driven by internationalisation, based on regular and sustained operations in Africa and Latin America.

The fields of expertise in the Hydraulics Area are urban hydraulics, water resource planning, as well as river hydraulics, hydropower and hydro-agricultural developments.

Our major studies and projects include Basin Plans for the most important rivers in Portugal and Angola, the National Irrigation Plan for Mozambique, water supply and drainage systems for several Portuguese and African cities, a significant number of wastewater treatment plants and solid waste treatment systems in Portugal, as well as ten hydroelectric plants in Portugal and Chile, among many others.

Main Areas of Intervention:

Urban infrastructures (Water supply, Sewerage and Drainage Systems, Qater and Wastewater Treatment Plants);

Irrigation and drainage (Conveyance and Distribution Systems, Agricultural Drainage and Roads);

Dams and Reservoir;

Mini-hydro and Hydroelectric Power Stations;

Regularization, Control and Protection (River Flow Regularization, Flood Control and Flooding Zones Protection, Erosion and Silting

Studies and Plans (Drainage Basin Management, Emergency Plans and Flood Alert System, Risk Management Analysis, Irrigation Policies, Strategic and Management Plans Hydrological Studies, Drainage Basin Plan, , Flood and Drought Effect Plan;

Fields of Expertise

Afonsoeiro and Seixalinho Wastewater Treatment Plants

Afonsoeiro and Seixalinho Wastewater Treatment Plants

Design of the Alto Rabagão and Cabouço do Alto Tâmega Water Supply System

Design of the Alto Rabagão and Cabouço do Alto Tâmega Water Supply System

Improvement of rainwater Sewerage Systems in Dar es Salaam

Improvement of rainwater Sewerage Systems in Dar es Salaam

STRATEGIC SANITATION PLAN FOR MOCÍMBOA DA PRAIA AND ILHA DE MOÇAMBIQUE

STRATEGIC SANITATION PLAN FOR MOCÍMBOA DA PRAIA AND ILHA DE MOÇAMBIQUE

ZONING PLAN FOR LAND USE AND OCCUPATION OF THE KARST REGION IN CURITIBA

ZONING PLAN FOR LAND USE AND OCCUPATION OF THE KARST REGION IN CURITIBA

Urban Hydraulics

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Integrated Hydroelectric System Chão da Ribeira - Paúl - Calheta

Integrated Hydroelectric System Chão da Ribeira - Paúl - Calheta

Detailed Design of Tranquil Hydroelectric Development

Detailed Design of Tranquil Hydroelectric Development

Hydropower

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STRATEGIC TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE TO THE NATIONAL WATER RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT PROJECT

STRATEGIC TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE TO THE NATIONAL WATER RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT PROJECT

RIVER TEJO DRAINAGE BASIN PLAN

RIVER TEJO DRAINAGE BASIN PLAN

Pisco Dam Safety

Pisco Dam Safety

General Plan for integrated management of water resources of the river Zambeze

General Plan for integrated management of water resources of the river Zambeze

Water Resources

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Detailed Design and Environmental Impact of the Cinco Reis Irrigation Blocks

Detailed Design and Environmental Impact of the Cinco Reis Irrigation Blocks

NATIONAL IRRIGATION PROGRAMME (PNI)

NATIONAL IRRIGATION PROGRAMME (PNI)

Irrigation

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