April 2015: Cowater Lesotho Project Receives Consulting Engineers of Ontario Award of Excellence

This month, Cowater was a proud recipient of the Ontario Consulting Engineering Award of Excellence for our Millennium Challenge Corporation-funded project in Lesotho. This award recognizes projects that have elevated the economic, social and environmental well-being in Ontario and around the globe.

Cowater managed this complex 4-year, USD 50M program providing access to water and sanitation to 160,000 beneficiaries across the 10 districts of Lesotho, improving health, the environment and quality of life. Working with Lesotho?s Department of Rural Water Supply (DRWS), Cowater provided project management, construction supervision, and environmental management services, ensuring compliance with technical, environmental and social requirements. To maximize sustainability and impact, Cowater provided technical assistance and training to enhance system aftercare, and improve hygiene and sanitation promotion, environmental management, and system operation and maintenance.