Rural Development Programme

Solomon Islands Ministry of Development, Planning and Aid Coordination

The objective of this programme is to improve access to basic services in rural areas
and the production and productivity of farmers.

Rural Development Programme

Solomon Islands Ministry of Development, Planning and Aid Coordination

Numbu Water Supply


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Status: Ongoing

80% Completion

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Name: Numbu Water Supply
GPS Coordinates: -9.509772027(lat), 160.33745596(lng)
Province: Guadalcanal
Ward: Paripao
Village: Nubu
Cycle: DRG - Disaster Recovery Grants
Nature of Sub-project: Renovation / Repair


Subproject Objective: Make a permanent water supply which is clean and safe to drink, wash and swim for the people of Numbu and nearby community.

Brief Description: To build a clean and safe water supply for our people within our catchment areas. Our community is prepared to contribute local materials, such as gravel, sand, trees for timber and unskilled labour and other assistant needed and required by the program. RDP to provide funds and support to meet imported materials and technical assistant to complete the subproject.

Date approved by Province: 21/09/2016
Date TDF approved: 25/04/2016
Community Helper name: Noelyn Palua

Is this project added because of a discontinued project: No

Subproject Type: Water Supply (Gravity Fed) & Borehole Gravity Fed
Sector: Health
Subsector: Water Supply

Date of SIC establishment meeting: 09/08/2016
Agreed name of SIC: Numbu

SIC Executive Members:

Position (given) Name Gender M/F (select)
Chairperson Kelly Tungi Male
Treasurer/Accountant Joash Manepara Male
Secretary Rexly Para Male
Technical Officer Ezra Vaele Male
Youth Member
Member1 Joash Miseke Male
Member2 Silas Koidae Male
Member3 Lovelyn Koghi Female

Total Beneficiaries

Age Group Male Female Total
0 - 14 yrs 153 67 220
15 - 24 yrs 162 70 232
25 - 59 yrs 139 67 206
60+ yrs 43 19 62
Total 497 223 720
People with special needs: 5 Households: 91

Names of villages expected to benefit and number of beneficiaries:


Age Group Male Female Total
0 - 14 yrs 153 67 220
15 - 24 yrs 162 70 232
25 - 59 yrs 139 67 206
60+ 43 19 62
Total 497 223 720
People with special needs 5 Households 91

Work plan stages and activities:

Stage1 Completed
Pre-construction workshop, Identify construction supervisor Yes
Collect sand & gravel, milling of timber Yes
Purchase hardware materials, transport of materials to site Yes
Excavate along existing pipeline & check for leaks Yes
Install 50mm brass gate valve at start of 50mm PVC Yes
Stage2 Completed
Repair leakages on mainline Yes
upgrade last section of PE pipe before Numbu Yes
Construction and development of borehole; Construction of pump house Yes
Installation of fuel engine driven water pump;Construction of tank concrete base and installation of rotomould storage tank (10,000L) Yes
Installation of rising mainline from borehole to rotomould storage tank Yes
Stage3 Completed
Installation of gravity mainlines from rotomould storage tank to distribution areas Yes
Installation of suspended pipeline cable across river and stream crossings Yes
Installation of reticulation lines from gravity mainlines and installation of all standpipes Yes
Construction of soakaway pits for standpipes Yes
Profiling, Excavation strip footings, construct strip footing (Construction of school ablution block and septic tank systems) Yes
Stage4 Completed
Lay blockwork foundation walls, Place compacted backfill for to underside of floor slab Yes
Caste concrete slab, construct timber wall frames and roof structure Yes
Install corrugated roofing, toilet bowls & hand basins, install plumbing, cladding, doors Yes
Painting of doors, window and door frames; install security mesh on window openings No
Profiling, Excavation of septic tank & soak pit and place reject drums in soak pit Yes
Stage5 Completed
Backfill around drums with stones, Caste concrete floor slab No
Lay blockwork walls, place waste pipes, Caste roof slab & manhole covers; place concrete manhole covers; cover soak pit with ground No
All environmental mitigation measures in plan completed; System testing Yes
Technical auditing and completion certification No
100% of RDP funds acquitted by SIC and sent to PCU for audit No

Community procurement plan. List of up to 20 items/contracts:

# Contract Title Contractor Select Goods/Work/Services Cost SBD $
1 Supply of hardware materials for water supply Unknown Goods 123695
2 Supply of hardware materials for toilet block Unknown Goods 47613
3 Supply of concrete blocks (762 pcs) Unknown Goods 8382
4 Supply of 1000g aluminium water tank & modification of existing tanks Unknown Goods 11000
5 Supply of water pump Unknown Goods 5000
6 Supply of fuel & oil for milling of timber Unknown Goods 3000
7 Supply of timber Unknown Goods 3250
8 Cutting & threading of tapstand & stand pipe assemblies Uknown Services 5260
9 Transport of hardware materials to numbu village Uknown Services 12000
10 Transport of local materials to numbu village Unknown Services 800
11 Rehabilitation/ extention of Numbu water supply Uknown Services 15000
12 Construction of toilet block for numbu primary Uknown Services 15000


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