Inter-American Development Bank Water & Sewerage Support Program, New Providence – Development of Environmental Social and Impact Analysis

SEV was responsible for an environmental and social analysis (ESA) of the sewage treatment operations of the Water and Sewerage Corporation as a requirement of their loan application to the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB). The analysis involved assessing current status of the sector (physical assets, human resources, legislative framework and operational processes), review of proposed upgrades to the sector and their potential impacts as well as recommendations on environmental mitigation measures for the proposed construction upgrades. SEV was also tasked to participate in any public consultation activities organized to discuss the ESA and respond to questions.