Kampala Gaba III Water Treatment Plant Electrical and Automation Project
Date of Contract: November, 2004 Handover Date: February, 2006 Contract Value: 1.634.000.-Euro
Uganda National Water Authority (NWSC) - Uganda
Nature of the Work
Piomak completed the automation and electrical installation for “Gaba III Water Treatment Plant.” The plant, located on Lake Victoria, is treating 80.000 m³ per day. Piomak’s contract was to provide the electrical system with a total of 5,2 MW installed power, which included the Medium and Low Voltage, Main Distribution Panels and the related Motor Control Center panels.
Piomak also furnished the signal and Medium & Low voltage power cabling. The plant included 3×1000 KW and 3×400 KW medium voltage motors at the Clear Water Pumping Station. Piomak, also provided the Medium Voltage soft starter system for these motors.
Because of the high operational standard requested for the treatment plant, and as part of its contract, Piomak provided a complete automation system based on Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) units which also enables the central control and monitoring of the entire plant from the control room.