Component 4

This fourth Component of the KEP is coordinated and implemented by the Kosovo Hydro-Meteorological Institute (KHMI) within the Kosovo Environmental Protection Agency (KEPA) with the following expected outputs and related activities.

1. Groundwater monitoring points (wells) are refurbished.

The related tasks are:

Assessment of the needs for refurbishment of existing wells.
Preparation of a design for refurbishment of designated wells for monitoring purposes.
Procurement of a construction company for refurbishment of designated wells.
Supervision and control of the implementation of refurbishment/ construction works: concrete/masonry works, power supply and electrical installation works and other mechanical installation works

2. Real-time data on groundwater status is transmitted to KHMI HQ.

The related tasks are:

Procurement and supervision of the supply, delivery and installation of level sensors and water quality sensors in 40 wells (20 refurbished and 20 drilled under Programme component 6).
Procurement and supervision of the supply, delivery and installation of communication/ data transfer technologies (GPRS technology).
Procurement of the supply and delivery of portable water quality equipment: conductometer, pH-meter, dissolved oxygen meter, turbidimeter, photometer, incl. reagents for testing chlorides, nitrites, nitrates and phosphates.
Organize 4 training sessions (theoretical and practical sessions) to enhance the knowledge of beneficiary staff
Organisation of an additional 11 workshops, trainings and seminars, topics to be decided in co-ordination with MESP
Production of manuals for operation and maintenance of equipment and handed over to beneficiaries.
Preparation and provision of checklists with clearly indicated schedules (including costing, and financing plan) for maintenance and servicing of equipment.