The Energy Assessments in the Jordanian Water Supply System’s objective was to provide specialized technical and economic consultancy services to improve the energy efficiency of well-fields, pumping stations and booster stations for the domestic water supply in Jordan. Furthermore, it was the objective of the consulting services to support the strategic development of an energy efficient water sector in Jordan by preparing a development concept.
As Samra Wastewater Treatment Plant receives more than 70% of the wastewater that is generated in Jordan. The As Samra Plant is managed under a Public Private Partnership (PPP) arrangement with funding from United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and Jordanian Banks’ Lenders. The plant has been operational since 2007 and requires expansion to meet the growing wastewater demands in Amman Zarqa Basin. The expansion works will increase the plant’s capacity to 367,000 m3 per days which will be treated and discharged to meet irrigation demands in the Jordan Valley.
ECO Consult was commissioned by Green Watts Renewable Energy Co. L.L.C to conduct an Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) Study for an +83MW Wind Energy Project in Al Rajef area in Ma’an Governorate.
Engevix contracted Environmental Resources Management (ERM) to undertake an analysis of environmental, socioeconomics, infrastructure and legal aspects of the Wadi Maghar Oil Shale Project and identify possible related fatal flaws that could geoperdise the progress of the Project. ERM subcontracted ECO Consult to assist in the study and provide an overview of environmental permitting constraints, environmental and socio-economic sensitivities, key infrastructure constraints and supplier costs, and recommendations for studies that would take forward Project planning and implementation.
With the help and facilitation of the Mediterranean Hot Spot Investment Programme – Project Preparation and Implementation Facility (MeHSIP-PPIF), the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and the Joint Service Council of Irbid have engaged in discussions with the European Investment Bank (EIB) on ways to minimize the potential environmental risks emanating from Al Ekeidar Landfill Site in the North of Jordan.
The Development and Free Zones Commission (DFZC) has requested that the Jordan Development Zones Company (JDZ) prepare a Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA), as a Master Developer, for the Jabal Ajloun Development Area’s (JADA) Conceptual Master Plan, the area currently known as the Anjara Military Base.
As part of an international consortium comprising of Charles River Associates (CRA) International, IT Power, and Trowers & Hamlins, ECO Consult was contracted to develop the transaction process and documentation for a Wind Power IPP project in Fujeij area. ECO's role included providing local knowledge of issues relevant to the project, reviewing and conducting Environmental Impact Assessment, data compilation and analysis, completing technical studies and surveys, and supporting the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources in tendering the project, and selecting a winning bidder.
ERM, along with ECO Consult and BRL, were commissioned by the World Bank to carry out a full Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) according to the World Bank Environmental and Safeguard Policies for the proposed Red-Dead Water Conveyance System. The ESIA involved a comprehensive review and assessment of all potential environmental and social impacts of the RSDSWCS at the regional and project specific level.
ECO Consult was commissioned by Bearing Point to conduct an Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) study for Aqaba Development Company on expanding the existing Industrial port located at the southern Jordanian border and relocating the operations of the current Main Port to the south of Aqaba.
Working with Citrus Partners Limited (UK), ECO Consult conducted the Environmental Impact Assessment Study for the El-Lajoun Oil Shale and Mining Project in Jordan. The assessment included all phases of the project, including project siting, design, construction of the facilities, mining, oil shale retorting and hydrocarbon production. The work covered consultations with relevant and affected stakeholders including civil society groups, NGOs and academia.
ECO Consult was commissioned by Airport International Group (AIG) to conduct an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) and Environmental Management Plan (EMP) on the rehabilitation, expansion and operation of the Queen Alia International Airport in accordance with the International Finance Corporation (IFC) guidelines and requirements. The EMP identified all issues of concern, their potential impacts, mitigation and monitoring of those impacts during the construction, operation and demolition phases of the project.
ADC contracted Bearing Point to provide advisory services to support its management in achieving its objectives and mandate. ECO Consult was subcontracted by Bearing Point through the course of this program to lead several assignments related to strategies and operations, planning, and implementation of projects.
Since the establishment of the Aqaba Special Economic Zone Authority (ASEZA) in 2001, ECO Consult was engaged in the development of the Aqaba Special Economic Zone as part of the four years USAID funded program Aqaba Technical Assistance Support (ATASP) Project. Contracted by TSG, following is a summary overview of ECO Consult’s selected engagements under the ATASP project: