Map of references

 

Europe
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Africa
America

Our main references in Albania

  • ALBANIA - Technical and institutional assistance for irrigation
    • Client : PROJECT MANAGEMENT UNIT (PMU) MINISTERE DE L'AGRICULTURE.
    • End of project : 2003.
    • Project description  : General rehabilitation of irrigation systems in Albania, focussing on improved water management and support for users in the technical, administrative and financial management of their associations.
    • Brief description of services provided :
      • review of conditions prior to intervention,
      • hydraulic modelling,
      • analysis and audit of management, operation and maintenance practices,
      • on-site training on the different project phases for technicians, operators and users, as well as seminars in France.
    • Conducted in partnership with : Association du Canal Saint Julien (France), Hydromont (Albania).

Our main references in Cambodia

  • CAMBODIA - Technical assistance for rehabilitation of the Stung Chinit irrigation scheme
    • Client : Ministry Of Water Resources And Meteorology.
    • End of project : 2006.
    • Project description  : Located in the central region of Kompong Thmor, 200 km from Phnom Penh, this scheme covers an area of 7,000 ha of irrigable land dedicated to rice growing. Irrigation should guarantee a second annual harvest, and ideally lead to the development of alternative crops.
    • Brief description of services provided : Review of the distribution system under consideration, with a view to providing irrigation water in line with farmers’ demands.
    • Conducted in partnership with : SOGREAH, GRET.

Our main references in Caucasus

  • CAUCASUS - Strengthening of data administration capacity for the assessment and monitoring of transboundary water resources in the countries of Eastern Europe, the Caucasus and Central Asia
    • Client : French Fund for the Global Environment Facility (GEF).
    • End of project : february 2010.
    • Description of project : setting up of a GEF project on the theme of water data exchange for transboundary water management.
    • Brief description of services provided :
      • identification of two pilot areas for the management of transboundary waters,
      • preparation of terms of reference for the project,
      • Identification of a client,
      • preparation of the budget,
      • drafting of the document for GEF (project cost - € 800 000).

Our main references in  Comoros

  • COMOROS - Assistance for drinking water master plan
    • Client : Grande Comores Government Moroni – Union of Comores.
    • End of project : february 2010.
    • Description of project : diagnosis of drinking water access for Grande Comores people and implementation of a water quality monitoring laboratory in Moroni.
    • Brief description of services provided :
      • inventory and mapping of water resources and water requirements,
      • laboratory conception, equipment procurement, training, technical assistance on-going since 2010.

Our main references in France

  • FRANCE - Verdon / Saint Cassien water transfer project
    • Client : Société du Canal de Provence
    • End of project : 2013
    • Project description : Construction of an underground raw-water conveyor, 75 km in length and 1,100 / 900 / 800 / 700 mm in diameter ; construction of an intake on a gravity-fed canal, and of an intermediate reserve. Creation of parallel distribution networks over 40 km - remote management installations.
    • Brief description of services provided :
      • feasibility studies,
      • environmental impact studies,
      • handling of administrative procedures (Bouchardeau public inquiry, EIA, CNPN derogation, preventive archaeology, town-planning authorisations, etc.)
      • negotiation of agreements with land-owners : amicable settlements and administrative procedures,
      • geotechnics and topography,
      • full project management.
  • FRANCE - In progress - Study of extraction volumes in the Berre and Tricastrin basins (26 and 84), for the RMC Water Agency
  • FRANCE - Realization of a laying-up basin of Antibes
    • Client : city of Antibes Juan Les Pins.
    • End of project : august 2012.
    • Description of project : global project management with civil engineering, geotechnics, hydraulics, landscaping and realization of regulatory documents.
    • Brief description of services provided : demolition and asbestos removal, removal of underbrush, earthworks, landscaping.
  • FRANCE - Modernization of management and operation of the Saint Martory Canal
    • Client : Haute Garonne General Council.
    • End of project : december 2012.
    • Description of project : diagnostic and optimised management of the Saint Martory system in order to save water.
    • Brief description of services provided : diagnostic of water uses , outlook for the resource and demand, creation of a digital model of the canal and proposal of development scenarios.
  • FRANCE - Auditing of management methods on the Hérault raw water network
    • Client : Hérault General Council (CG34).
    • End of project : 2010.
    • Description of project : auditing of management methods on a raw water network
    • Brief description of services provided : technical, financial and legal auditing of five local hydraulic installations - proposal of optimal transfer conditions of these facilities to companies and operator associations.
    • Conducted in partnership with : VEDESI (legal firm), BST (accountants).
  • FRANCE - Pricing proposal for water services
    • Client : Craponnes water users' association – Istres.
    • End of project : 2010.
    • Description of project : pricing proposal for water services to achieve self-financing for a network modernization project.
    • Brief description of services provided : profit-budget simulation and identification of risks and opportunities according to several different water usage fees.
  • FRANCE - Study of water resources on the Buëch river and its tributaries
    • Client : SMIGIBA.
    • End of project : 2009.
    • Description of project : diagnosis, consultations through workshops, formulation of technical proposals.
    • Brief description of services provided : quantitative study for the management of river samples, technical proposals for reconciling agricultural irrigation needs and preservation of the environment.
  • FRANCE - Feasibility study for modernizing the peri-urban area network for the Istres canal water users' associations
    • Client : Istres canal water users' associations.
    • End of project : 2010.
    • Description of project : improving operations on the Boisgelin-Craponne canal by creating a system of flow measurements and transmission, then implementing remote controlled gate valves at the head of secondary canals.
    • Brief description of services provided :
      • technical study of flow measuring system and transmission to a central web server to circulate data,
      • elaboration of company tender documents, analysis of offers,
      • supervision of works,
      • reception and treatment of reserves,
      • monitoring of the selected company for twice-yearly operation and maintenance missions.
  • FRANCE - Exploitation of hydrometric stations DIREN – PACA
    • Client : Ministry of Environment.
    • End of project : october 2009.
    • Description of project : operation and maintenance of 70 stations throughout the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur region.
    • Brief description of services provided : preventive and corrective maintenance of the river gauging stations. Production of data by supplying the National Hydrometric Bank.
    • Conducted in partnership with : OTT France.
  • FRANCE - Drinking-water diversification and protection study for the town of Gap
    • Client : City of Gap (05).
    • End of project : 2008.
    • Description of services provided :
      • drinking-water diversification and protection study for the town of Gap,
      • hydrogeological reconnaissance,
      • inventory of water uses,
      • preliminary study of conveyors and treatment.,
      • analysis of safety and environmental issues.
    • Conducted in partnership with : BRGM.
  • FRANCE - Sprinkling of the Spérone golf course in Bonifacio (2A) using effluents from the municipal wastewater treatment plant
    • Client : city of Bonifacio.
    • End of project: 2010.
    • Description of project : regulatory study, Water Act, Natura 2000, in order to limit withdrawals in a context of pressure on water resources and prevent discharge into a sensitive marine environment.
    • Description of services provided : environmental feasibility study, soil analysis and regulatory study of sprinkling the Sperone golf course using treated water from the municipal wastewater treatment plant. Consultation with government departments.
  • FRANCE - Recalibration for the Huveaune intercommunal association
    • Client : La Penne sur Huveaune.
    • End of project : 2008.
    • Description of project : submission of declaration of general interest for the Huveaune maintenance and restoration program.
    • Brief description of services provided :
      • characterization of the catchment area,
      • operational diagnosis of Huveaune,
      • planning of maintenance and restoration program,
      • preparation and submission of a declaration of general interest and water act authorization.
  • FRANCE - Manosque Canal-Management, Operation and Maintenance delegation contract
    • Client : Association Syndicale du Canal de Manosque (04)
    • Project duration : since 1977
    • Description : Operation and Maintenance delegation contract, Canal de Manosque 350 km of canals, 120 km of piping, 2 intakes on the Durance river, 5 pumping stations, 4,000 ha equipped - 4,000 clients. Water resources : intake from the Durance river
  • FRANCE - Master Plan for Northern Alpilles
    • Client : Communauté des communes Rhône Alpilles Durance (CCRAD) - SICAS (syndicat intercommunal du canal des alpines septentrionales).
    • End of project : July 2007.
    • Description of project : Master plan for two drainage systems in an area between the Alpilles, Durance and Rhône undergoing heavy urbanisation.
    • Brief description of services provided : survey of more than 800 km of network to segregate drainage, irrigation, and mixed networks (irrigation and drainage), hydrologic links with the Alpilles Septentrionnales canal. Environmental issues, hydrologic modelling.
    • Conducted in partnership with : Maison Régionale de l’Eau (Regional Office for Water).
  • FRANCE - Restoration program for the Vigueirat waterway
    • Client : city of Arles.
    • End of project : 2006.
    • Description of project : realization of emergency restoration works on the Vigueirat waterway after flooding.
    • Brief description of services provided : elaboration of the consulting contract, procurement and the 4 intellectual services contracts including three project management contracts, 6 contracts for topographic and geotechnical services, underwater inspection and security coordination, administrative and financial management on ten projects of construction.
  • FRANCE - Modernisation of management of the Boisgelin-Craponne’s waterway and its offtakes
    • Client : Union of Boisgelin – Craponne.
    • End of project : 2003.
    • Description of project : implementation of a discharge management system followed by implementation of remote controlled gate valves at the head of secondary canals. Study of modernization system of water partition between water users' associations.
    • Brief description of services provided : global project management, project studies, consulting of enterprises, management of operations and maintenance, supervision of works
  • FRANCE - Study and realization of flood protection works on the Siagne river
    • Client : Cities of Grasse, Cannes and Mandelieu.
    • End of project : 2007.
    • Description of project : flood protection on the Siagne river.
    • Brief description of services provided : hydraulic modeling and feasibility study for facilities, assistance to the client to define the program of works.
  • FRANCE - Technical, financial and legal audit – Northern Alpine Canal
    • Client : Northern Alpine Canal Intercommunal association of (SICAS).
    • End of project : july 2010.
    • Description of project : technical audit of works, financial analysis of the management structure and legal analysis.
    • Brief description of services provided : the audit includes a technical diagnostic, financial simulations and legal risk analysis.
  • FRANCE - Since 1971 - Dynamic Regulation for SCP
    • Design, implementation, operation, maintenance and development of a centralised automatic control system (Dynamic Regulation) for a large, multi-purpose water distribution system (canals, galleries, reservoirs, pressure lines) - 40 m3/s head discharge
  • FRANCE - Master Plan for Northern Alpilles
    • Client : Communauté des communes Rhône Alpilles Durance (CCRAD) - SICAS (syndicat intercommunal du canal des alpines septentrionales).
    • End of project : July 2007.
    • Description of project : Master plan for two drainage systems in an area between the Alpilles, Durance and Rhône undergoing heavy urbanisation.
    • Brief description of services provided : survey of more than 800 km of network to segregate drainage, irrigation, and mixed networks (irrigation and drainage), hydrologic links with the Alpilles Septentrionnales canal. Environmental issues, hydrologic modelling.
    • Conducted in partnership with : Maison Régionale de l’Eau (Regional Office for Water).
  • FRANCE - Restoration program for the Vigueirat waterway
    • Client : city of Arles.
    • End of project : 2006.
    • Description of project : realization of emergency restoration works on the Vigueirat waterway after flooding.
    • Brief description of services provided : elaboration of the consulting contract, procurement and the 4 intellectual services contracts including three project management contracts, 6 contracts for topographic and geotechnical services, underwater inspection and security coordination, administrative and financial management on ten projects of construction.
  • FRANCE - Modernisation of management of the Boisgelin-Craponne’s waterway and its offtakes
    • Client : Union of Boisgelin – Craponne.
    • End of project : 2003.
    • Description of project : implementation of a discharge management system followed by implementation of remote controlled gate valves at the head of secondary canals. Study of modernization system of water partition between water users' associations.
    • Brief description of services provided : global project management, project studies, consulting of enterprises, management of operations and maintenance, supervision of works
  • FRANCE - Study and realization of flood protection works on the Siagne river
    • Client : Cities of Grasse, Cannes and Mandelieu.
    • End of project : 2007.
    • Description of project : flood protection on the Siagne river.
    • Brief description of services provided : hydraulic modeling and feasibility study for facilities, assistance to the client to define the program of works.
  • FRANCE - Technical, financial and legal audit – Northern Alpine Canal
    • Client : Northern Alpine Canal Intercommunal association of (SICAS).
    • End of project : july 2010.
    • Description of project : technical audit of works, financial analysis of the management structure and legal analysis.
    • Brief description of services provided : the audit includes a technical diagnostic, financial simulations and legal risk analysis.

Our main references in Martinique

  • FRANCE - LA MARTINIQUE - Study of the design and renewal of a water development and management plan for Martinique - SDAGE MARTINIQUE
    • Client : Comité de Bassin de la Martinique (Martinique Basin Committee).
    • End of project : 2008.
    • Project description : Design of a water development and management plan, active communication and consultation until signature, and subsequent updating.
    • Brief description of services provided :
      • summary of data relating to water resources and demand,
      • determination of objectives following active consultation.
    • Conducted in partnership with : SAFEGE Martinique, Caraïbes Environnement.
  • FRANCE - LA MARTINIQUE - Master plan for irrigation of the south-eastern sector (P.I.S.E.)
    • Client : Martinique Local Government
    • End of project : 2000
    • Project description  : Master plan for development of infrastructure for the transportation, storage, treatment and distribution of water for municipal (200 l/s) and agricultural (5,000 ha) use in the south of the island.
    • Brief description of services provided :
      • analysis of technical management of hydraulic infrastructures, rehabilitation program.
      • economic and tariff diagnosis,
      • design and comparative analysis of possible scenarios for different levels of delegation of operational missions in the framework of asset and resource management.
    • Conducted in partnership with : Société Française des Risques Majeurs – Grenoble

Our main references in La Réunion

  • FRANCE - LA REUNION - East-west water transfer on Réunion island - project management
    • Client : Réunion local government, St Denis de la Réunion
    • Project in progress
    • Project description : Water transfer project including river intakes and 30 km of galleries to irrigate 6,000 ha in the west of the island.
    • Brief description of services provided :
      • engineering services : design and work supervision of intakes and galleries,
      • remote control and operating assistance.
    • Conducted in partnership with : BRLi – SECMO.
  • FRANCE - LA REUNION - Waste water reuse in Le Port city
    • Client : Le Port City.
    • End of project : january 2012.
    • Description of project : technical assistance to the project of waste water reuse from the waste water treatment plant of Le Port city (80,000 equivalent inhabitants) in order to irrigate green areas and to provide civil works contractors with treated waste water.
    • Brief description of services provided : engineering services for works and equipment :
      • implementation and monitoring of a pilot test,
      • engineering of the tertiary waste water treatment in the treatment plant,
      • engineering of the treated waste water irrigation systems dedicated to gardens, green areas, stadiums, industries, etc...
      • official documents.
    • Conducted in partnership with : BRLi, SOGREAH, SECMO.
  • FRANCE – LA REUNION - Safeguarding of water resources and extension of irrigation schemes in the south of La Reunion
    • Client : General Council of Réunion, Saint-Denis de la Réunion.
    • End of project : June 2011
    • Description of project : the project addresses the irrigation schemes located in the south of the Reunion Island: Bras de Ciloas and Bras de la Plaine. The aims of the study are to determine firstly the technical and economic ways to secure the water resources and secondly the possible extension of the schemes.
    • Brief description of services provided :
      • data collection: water resources, water requirements (irrigation, domestic water, other uses), condition of structures,
      • modeling of the water balance in 2020 and in 2030,
      • identification of possible extension areas according to agro-economic sustainability,
      • proposal of hydraulic extension schemes,
      • economic analysis of the scheme extensions.
    • Conducted in partnership with : BRL i , CIRAD, Saphir.

Our main references in Haiti

  • HAITI - 2011 - Technical assistance for improved management of the Archahaie irrigation scheme, for the MARNDR - Ministry of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Rural Development
  • HAITI - Sector-based Irrigation Project (SIP) Technical assistance mission for long-term institutional support and project management
    • Client : Ministry of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Rural Development.
    • End of project : december 2010.
    • Description of project : institutional technical assistance mission for the implementation of the national irrigation policy, in particular transfer of management of irrigated areas to users’ associations.
    • Brief description of services provided :
      • diagnostic of central and departmental approaches to the issue on the part of the Ministry,
      • coordination of the national debate on management transfer – planning of seminars and workshops,
      • collaborative development of a long-term action plan for the Ministry, including the reorganization of services previously responsible for management of operations,
      • proposal of a bill to organize the management transfer of irrigated areas to water users' associations.
    • Conducted in partnership with : LGL SA (Haiti) and GECAMH (Haiti).
  • HAITI - Restoration of the drinking water system in the city of Grand-Goâve – First project: Production of drinking water
    • Client : DINEPA (DIrection Nationale de l’Eau Potable et de l’Assainissement).
    • End of project : august 2010.
    • Description of project : technical study for the construction of a drinking water supply infrastructure for the city (tank, treatment plant, wells, delivery and supply pipes).
    • Brief description of services provided : diagnosis of the city's present water supply system - Hydrogeological survey - Water supply project: preliminary design, detailed design, tender documents.
  • HAITI - Engineering study of eleven irrigation systems - St Marc-Montrouis area
    • Client : Ministry of Agriculture - MARNDR.
    • End of project : 2007.
    • Project description :
      • Preliminary phase
        - topography,
        - evaluation grid for the different zones,
        - classification proposal.
      • Preliminary design phase : preliminary design of the 11 rehabilitated systems.
      • Detailed design phase : implementation plan and tender documents for prioritised zones.
    • Brief description of services provided :
      • analysis of existing systems,
      • hydrology and hydraulics,
      • design of main weirs and canals.
    • Conducted in partnership with : LGL SA Haïti (Groupe SNC Lavalin).
  • HAITI - Master plan for agricultural intensification in the ARTIBONITE valley
    • Client : Ministry of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Rural Development (MARNDR).
    • End of project : 2001.
    • Project description : physical development of hydro-agricultural infrastructures, remote control of canals, organisation of management and institutions, training to enable farmers to participate in management.
    • Brief description of services provided :
      • diagnosis of the hydraulic, institutional and organisational aspects of the irrigation system,
      • proposals for intensification and possible extension of irrigation schemes,
      • feasibility study of technical and institutional scenarios chosen by the MARNDR at the end of the first phase,
      • master plan for agricultural intensification in the Artibonite Valley over a 12-year period.
    • Conducted in partnership with : GOPA-CONSEIL (Germany), LGL SA (Haïti).

Our main references in India

  • INDIA - Dynamic Regulation Pilot Project on the MAJALGAON Irrigation Project
    • Client : Department of Irrigation - Government of Maharashtra.
    • End of project : 1997.
    • Description of project : selection, study, execution, operation and evaluation of an automatic centralised control project.
    • Brief description of services provided : modelling and supervision of hydraulic studies Definition of instrumentation, remote control and real-time automatic management - Monitoring of the installation and its operation - Evaluation of performances. Modernization of surface irrigation networks.
    • Conducted in partnership with : Central Water Commission (Ministry of Water Resources, Delhi), Irrigation Dept, the Government of Maharashtra - Direction of Irrigation Research and Development.

Our main references in Iraq

  • IRAQ - Integrated management of water resources in the Greater Zab catchment area, Iraqi Kurdistan
    • Client : GOVERNMENT OF KURDISTAN : Ministry of agriculture and water resources, GOVERNORATE : Erbil.
    • End of project : 2011.
    • Project description : Setting up of a technical and regulatory framework allowing for integrated and coordinated management of water resources. The aim is to ensure long-term qualitative and quantitative protection of the resource, whilst simultaneously promoting territorial development. The pilot project was conducted in the « Greater Zab » catchment area, and may be extended to other catchment areas in the future.
    • Brief description of services provided :
      • collection and analysis of water data, in order to achieve a balance between water resources and demand at present and over a 20-year period,
      • analysis of the legal and regulatory context, with a view to possible proposals for adaptation,
      • implementation of a water-information system to facilitate decision-making and the sharing and consultation of data between ministries,
      • implementation of a management plan for the catchment area, involving the design of an action plan with prioritised measures for the various water-related sectors,
      • training programmes to ensure the sustainability of the action plan, based on needs analysis.
    • Conducted in partnership with : BRGM, OIEAU, G2C computer science, AICS protection.
  • IRAQ / JORDAN – Engineers training in water management and drip irrigation
    • Client : Natexis.
    • End of project : march 2006.
    • Description of project : training of Iraqi engineers in water savings and management and in drip irrigation practices.
    • Brief description of services provided :
      • training in drip irrigation,
      • presentation of tools for live management of water resources on large hydraulic systems.
    • Conducted in partnership with : MREA (Regional Mission of Water and Agriculture).

Our main references in Jordan

  • JORDAN - IOJoV - Optimisation of the Jordan valley irrigation scheme
    • Client : Jordan Valley Authority.
    • End of project : may 2012.
    • Project description : Technical assistance .
    • Brief description of services provided : In the northern part of the Jordan valley, joint optimisation of the irrigation distribution network (rehabilitation of networks, implementation of network reinforcement pipes, optimisation of water schedules, consumption monitoring), and on-farm irrigation techniques (technical assistance to farmers and subsidies to set up efficient local irrigation systems).
    • Conducted in partnership with : MIRRA.
  • IRAQ / JORDAN – Engineers training in water management and drip irrigation
    • Client : Natexis.
    • End of project : march 2006.
    • Description of project : training of Iraqi engineers in water savings and management and in drip irrigation practices.
    • Brief description of services provided :
      • training in drip irrigation,
      • presentation of tools for live management of water resources on large hydraulic systems.
    • Conducted in partnership with : MREA (Regional Mission of Water and Agriculture).
  • JORDAN - Remote control of the King Abdullah Canal 1 & 2
    • Client : Jordan Valley Authority (JVA).
    • End of project : 2002.
    • Project description : development and installation of management software enabling flow control by way of motor-operated valves, within the framework of the modernisation of the King Abdullah Canal (KAC) management system.
    • Brief description of services provided : Dynamic regulation implementation study.
    • Conducted in partnership with : ERNO Raumfahrtechnik GmbH (Germany), SHAIR Management Services (Jordan).

Our main references in Kosovo

  • KOSOVO - Kosovo Irrigation Rehabilitation Project - Phase 2 (KIRP2)
    • Client : Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Rural Development (MAFRD).
    • End of project : 2005.
    • Project description : The KIRP 2 project aims to ensure the long term sustainability of the rehabilitated hydraulic infrastructures and to strengthen the institutions, both at the Irrigation Providers (IPs) and Water User Associations (WUAs) levels.
    • Brief description of services provided :
      • providing institutional training and capacity building for the management of Irrigation Providers (IPs) and Water User Associations (WUAs),
      • assisting WUAs in developing sustainable business plans, including realistic budgets for rehabilitation works at secondary and/or tertiary level,
      • through the WUAs, training farmers on the operation and maintenance of irrigation systems and promoting the efficient use of water for irrigation,
      • providing support for restructuring the IPs,
      • providing technical assistance in the planning of irrigation, the organization of the distribution of water and the maintenance of facilities, resulting in increased efficiency of water usage,
      • giving practical advice on optimising land productivity through the selection of varied crops and use of water,
      • providing support to the farming community on the marketability of products to meet consumers’ demands, notably in terms of the type of product, quality, price, packaging and distribution channels.
    • Conducted in partnership with : SOFRECO (France)

Our main references in Lebanon

  • LEBANON - Rehabilitation of the Markabi, Awali and Joun galleries, and inspection of the Markabi and Awali galleries
    • Client : ONL (Office National du Litani).
    • End of project : 2010.
    • Project description : Hydraulic water-distribution system consisting of several galleries totalling 30 km in length, which proved to have major leaks.
    • Brief description of services provided :
      • supervision of commissioned works following an inspection of the galleries performed 4 years earlier,
      • identification of aggravating factors, resulting in the recommendation of further investigations and inspections in order to provide an up-to-date and in-depth analysis, and determine repairs necessary due to the condition of the galleries.
    • Conducted in partnership with : EDG (European Department of Geophysics).

Our main references in Mauritania

  • MAURITANIA - 2006 - Project management support for the Aftout Essahli project
    • Client : Société Nationale de l’Eau (SNDE).
    • End of project : 2011.
    • Project description : Creation of a 200-km conveyor between the Senegal river and Nouakchott.
    • Brief description of services provided : project management support for the implementation phase.
    • Conducted in partnership with : ONEP (Morocco).
  • MAURITANIA - Study of drinking water supply to the Nouakchott agglomeration from the Aftout Essahli project
    • Client : Société Nationale de l'Eau et de l'Electricité (SONELEC), now Société Nationale de l’Eau (SNDE)
    • End of project : 2006
    • Project description : creation of a 200-km conveyor between the Senegal River and Nouakchott, including pumping stations and water treatment plants, bulk water transfer conveyor and storage infrastructures.
    • Brief description of services provided :
      • project management of design. 
    • Conducted in partnership with : TAEP (Koweït), AFRECOM (Mauritania).
  • MAURITANIA - Technical assistance to update the detailed preliminary design and control recalibration works in N’Diorol - 2011
    • Client : Société nationale pour le développement rural (SONADER).
    • End of project : 2011.
    • Project description : Technical assistance for detail design updating and works supervision. Update and detailed design to restore water in the Marigot N’Diorol (25km of resectioning) and areas cultivated up to around 2.500ha.
    • Brief description of services provided :
      • technical studies,
      • drafting of the tender and work supervision.
    • In association with : TAEP( Koweit) et AFRECOM (Mauritania).

Our main references in Morocco

  • MOROCCO - Haouz irrigation scheme (Marrakech region). Structuring and devolution study for the Haouz PPP project for delegated management of water resources.
    • Client : DIRECTION DE L’IRRIGATION ET DE L’AMENAGEMENT DE L’ESPACE AGRICOLE (DEPARTMENT OF IRRIGATION AND AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT).
    • End of project : in progress
    • Project description : The aim of the project is to assist the Ministry of Agriculture in assessing the feasibility and subsequent implementation of a call for tender, and the devolution of a Public Private Partnership for delegated management of water resources across the entire Haouz irrigation scheme, i.e . 150,000 ha. The hydraulic system concerned is multi-purpose (irrigation, drinking water, industry, etc.), and hydraulic infrastructures include distribution networks and transfer canals (notably the Rocade canal, used mainly to supply Marrakech city with drinking water, and the T2 canal).
    • Brief description of services provided :
      • general control of the two project phases,
      • expertise concerning water resources,
      • expertise concerning hydraulic infrastructures and the coordination of participants involved in the three sub-schemes,
      • expertise concerning socio-economic and property-related analysis, agricultural sectors and markets.
    • Conducted in partnership with : NOVEC, GLN, CDG Capital, AQUA AMBIENTE.
  • MOROCCO - Irrigation development study, with a view to reusing treated waste water
    • Client : REGIE DISTRIBUTION EAU ELECTRICITE DE LA CHAOUYIA.
    • Date : 2008.
    • Project description : Feasibility study and detailed preliminary study of the implementation of an irrigation scheme using lagoon-treated waste water from SETTAT town (population equivalent - 120,000) and mud management .
    • Brief description of services provided :
      • feasibility studies : agropedology, environmental, sanitary and socio-economic studies of irrigation using treated waste water, zone management and institutional set-up,
      • detailed preliminary design of irrigation scheme: equipment, hydraulic infrastructures, water users’ association,
      • presentation of project to stakeholders and subsequent debate.
    • Conducted in partnership with : ADI Morocco.
  • MOROCCO - Sectorial mission – "Water in Morocco – Strategic priorities and resource arbitration"
    • Client : Agence Française du Développement (French Agency For Development).
    • End of project : september 2007.
    • Description of project : review of strategic priorities in the Moroccan field, methodological reflection about arbitration of water resources, based on economic analyses of the cost and value of water.
    • Brief description of services provided : review of strategic priorities, economic analysis for arbitration of water resources in Tensift.
  • MOROCCO - Design and improvement of Doukkala Bas-Service irrigation scheme
    • Client : Doukkala ORMVA (ORMVAD).
    • End of project : 2000.
    • Description of project : diagnosis of the operation of the Doukkala hydraulic infrastructures, proposals for improvements, detailed proposal for action plan, and technical assistance for its implementation.
    • Brief description of services provided : technical assistance to improve the performance of hydraulic conveyor structure. Assistance for the implementation of financial tracking tools.
  • MOROCCO - ROCADE CANAL dynamic regulation
    • Client : Office Régional de Mise en Valeur Agricole du HAOUZ, (ORMVAH)
    • Project duration : since 1977
    • Brief description of services provided :
      • comparative studies of various remote control systems, selection,
      • design studies for the selected remote control system (Dynamic Regulation),
      • technical assistance for the implementation of the system, together with all maintenance and operation softwares.

Our main references in Niger

  • NIGER - Water charter study of the Niger basin - Phase 1 & 2
    • Client : AUTORITE DU BASSIN DU NIGER (NIGER BASIN AUTHORITY).
    • End of project : 2008.
    • Project description : Water charter study for the 9 states constituting the Niger Basin Authority.
    • Brief description of services provided :
      • technical, legal and legislative diagnostics to the scale of each country,
      • water charter study.

Our main references in Palestine

  • PALESTINE - Optimization of irrigation in Jericho
    • Client : Palestinien Farmers Union.
    • End of project : december 2008.
    • Description of project : assistance to the Palestinian Farmers Union and water-users'association to study the conditions of transfer of the irrigation network from local authorities to the association.
    • Brief description of services provided : first mission > technical, financial, and operational diagnostic, production of a summary report. Second mission > production of a roadmap to transfer management.
  • PALESTINE - Agricultural water management strategy in Middle East
    • Client : Regional Mission for Water and Agriculture – Amman – Jordan.
    • End of project : october 2007.
    • Description of project : creation and management of an agricultural water management strategy in Middle-East, management of the regional program for planning technical and organizational references.
    • Brief description of services provided : pilot project for optimization of irrigation in the Jordan Valley.

Our main references in Senegal

  • SENEGAL - Project for Integrated Management of Water Resources and Multi-Purpose Development in the Senegal Basin - SDAGE SENEGAL
    • Client : Organisation pour la Mise en Valeur du fleuve Sénégal - OMVS.
    • End of project : 2011
    • Project description : Master plan for water development and management (SDAGE), aimed at extending the strategic guidelines of the Water Charter signed in 2002, and designing a planning tool for sectoral actions, taking account of ecosystem balance.
    • Brief description of services provided :
      • updating of inventories of water uses and associated conflicts,
      • design of a planning tool for sectoral actions.
    • Conducted in partnership with : CACG, CSE, GINGER.
  • SENEGAL - Hydrological monography and flood assessment in the Senegal river catchment area
    • Client : Organisation pour la Mise en Valeur du fleuve Sénégal - OMVS.
    • End of project : 2011.
    • Project description : Updating of monography (climatology, hydrometry, hydrology), technical and economic assessment of floods in the Senegal river.
    • Brief description of services provided :
      • phase 1 : gathering, analysis and presentation of climatological, hydrometric and hydrological characteristics for the entire Senegal river basin,
      • phase 2 : technical and economic assessment of floods on the main agglomerations affected (mapping of flood zones, field expertise). Determination of measures to be taken.
    • Conducted in partnership with : IRD (Research Institute for Development) - I-DEV (ex-SENAGROSOL)
  • SENEGAL - Cost-Benefit Analysis and Water Charter - Training
    • Client : Organisation pour la Mise en Valeur du fleuve Sénégal - OMVS.
    • End of project : 2004.
    • Description : Training of OMVS staff in :
      • simulation and optimization of water-resource management,
      • economic analysis of projects,
      • multi-criteria analysis of development and project management scenarios.
    • Conducted in partnership with : COYNE & BELLIER (France) and SENAGROSOL (Senegal).

Our main references in Sri Lanka

  • SRI LANKA - Rehabilitation and extension of water-supply infrastructures for GrandTrincomalee
    • Client : National Water Supply and Drainage Board.
    • End of project : 2012.
    • Project description :
      • rehabilitation and extension of water-supply infrastructures for Grand Trincomalee,
      • creation of a new intake point (river intake, pumping station, conveyor),
      • extension of the water treatment plant,
      • extension of distribution networks in the suburbs of Trincomalee,
      • rehabilitation and reinforcement of distribution networks in Trincomalee and Kinniya.
    • Brief description of services provided :
      • Contract 1 (FASEP financing 2004-2005) :
        • feasibility study for improvement of the drinking-water supply to Trincomalee town :
          • estimation of domestic and industrial water demand over a 20-year period,
          • study of 3 development alternatives, together with economic and financial feasibility studies for each alternative.
      • Contract 2 (RPE financing 2006-2012) : Engineering services for complete mobilisation, transportation and treatment of water
        • Design studies :
          • preliminary design and project studies,
          • preparation of tender documents,
          • analysis of bids.
        • Supervision of works
      • Contracts 3 and 4 (AFD financing - 2006 2012) : engineering services for the rehabilitation and improvement of distribution networks, and water supply to small, isolated villages.
    • Conducted in partnership with : SEM (France) – CECB (Sri Lanka).
  • SRI LANKA - Anuradhapura city municipal water supply
    • Client : National Water Supply And Drainage Board (NWSDB) Colombo, Sri Lanka.
    • End of project : april 2004.
    • Description of project : hydraulic system including siphon, pumping station, a 400 l/s treatment plant and a 15 km-long pipe.
    • Brief description of services provided : engineering services: Feasibility study, detailed design, BID documents, works supervision, works commissioning.

Our main references in Syria

  • SYRIA - Proposal of a program to support the Syrian National Project of Irrigation Modernization in the North-East governorates and in Hama governorate
    • Client : Agence Française de Developpement (French Agency For Development) Damascus.
    • End of project : march 2011.
    • Description of project : proposal of a support program of 18 M€ to the Syrian Ministry of Agriculture and Agrarian Reform to improve the efficiency of the national project of irrigation and drainage modernization in private and public schemes on two levels : irrigation equipment and water management.

Our main references in Tunisia

  • TUNISIA - Diagnostic of water management of the operating company
    • Client : SECADENORD.
    • End of project : november 2011.
    • Description of project : optimization of water resources and renovation of water transport structures through diagnostic of hydraulic operations.
    • Brief description of services provided : diagnostic of management of the Medjerdah canal (Cap Bon) , creation of a digital model, staff training for the operation and maintenance of hydraulic structures.
    • Conducted in partnership with : SECADENORD.
  • TUNISIA - Heading a Support Group for Agricultural Irrigation Development - Action Programming
    • Client : Ministry of Agriculture and Environment.
    • End of project : september 2011.
    • Brief description of project : comparative analysis of various Tunisian and international experiences on the subject of water users' associations.
    • Brief description of services provided : diagnostic of Tunisian situation, benchmarking report of the situation of irrigators' associations in Tunisia, action proposals.
    • Conducted in partnership with : CIRAD (French Center for Agronomic Development).

Our main references in Uzbekistan

  • UZBEKISTAN - Instrumentation and automation of cross-border irrigation canals
    • Client : Swiss Cooperation Department.
    • End of project : october 2010.
    • Description of project : improve flow control in the Fergana Valley by strengthening systems for flow measurement and implementing systems for automated control of offtake gates.
    • Brief description of services provided : technical assistance, diagnostic and feasibility studies of automation, supervision of works, creation of guidance documents for future equipment projects intended for the lessor, technical assistance for the lessor to create TOR.

Our main references in Vietnam

  • VIETNAM - Second river basin sector project, Flood protection consulting services
    • Client : Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.
    • End of project : june 2007.
    • Description of project : technical feasibility, environmental impacts, economic analysis of rehabilitation projects.
    • Brief description of services provided : review of technical, environmental and economic aspects of 10 multipurpose projects located along Red River. Rehabilitation of embankments and dikes protecting large areas of irrigated lands and populated lands. The rehabilitation of every project covers between several hundred meters and 1 kilometer. Most of the projects have a second component which is the rehabilitation and the development of irrigated schemes, each of them over several thousand hectares.
    • Conducted in partnership with : National Company of Rhône & Vietnam, Institute for Water Resources Research.