National Water Commission


2016 - in progress

Description for Hermitage Storage Plant (Jamaica)

The scope of the assignment is the rehabilitation of the existing Hermitage Dam that is the main storage reservoir for the Kingston Metropolitan Area (KSA).

Main Features

  • Hermitage Dam (Concrete Gravity type: H = 45 m, L = 208 m)
  • Reservoir Capacity: Vol. = 1.8 Mm3 (design) 1.23 (current)
  • Intake controlled by 4 valves , of which 2 are currently operating
  • Water Supply : V= 68,000 m3/d (design), 41,000 m3 with 16 hours of operation day

Engineering Services

  • Assessment of the conditions of the dam
  • Bathymetrical survey, Investigations
  • Feasibility study
  • Detailed Design
  • Tender Documents
  • Environmental and social impact assessment
  • Operating manuals, Watershed Management

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