ROCKBlue Considers Work in Zambia

ROCKBlue initial contact between board member,Dennis Mwanza, and Lusaka Water & Sewerage Company (LWSC) in Zambia. Wewere initially advised by the World Bank to introduce ourselves to LWSC. Also,one of our Board members, Satish Menon is living in Lusaka – …

ROCKBlue Looks into new Collaborations

ROCKBlue met with Dr. Rose Kaggwa of the National Water Supply and Sewerage Company (NWSC) to introduce itself and agree to look for areas of collaboration. ROCKBlue also met with Global Water Leaders Group at the South Africa Water Show. …

​ROCKBlue Considers Working in Zimbabwe

ROCKBlue was asked to consider providing support to four utilities in Zimbabwe supported by the multi-donor ZimFund. The initial (Phase I) cities were: Harare, Chitungwiza, Chegutu, Kwekwe, Masvingo and Mutare. These cities form part of the Urgent Water Supply and …

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ROCKBlue Kicks Off 2017 with WASCo

ROCKBlue met with WASCo CEO, Mr. Manamolela, and key staff, to gain feedback on ROCKBlue’s performance and how we could further serve the utility in 2017. ROCKBlue was praised for the work done thus far and given a bright green …

ROCKBlue Shares Lessons Learned on Metering

On WASCo assignment, ROCKBlue continued due diligence in South Africa with Pretoria Deputy Director, for the City of Tshwane, to obtain lessons learned from their analysis of smart metering; as well as with the manager from Johannesburg who oversaw the …

ROCKBlue Assists with Master Planning

ROCKBlue continued its assistance to WASCo in preparing documentation to solicit funding from donors for, among other items, a wastewater master plan update.

ROCKBlue Weighs in on Smart Metering

ROCKBlue continued meetings and work with WASCoincluding suggesting alternates to “smart meters” and meeting with WASCopartner SURECO. ROCKBlue also met with collaborating South African engineeringfirm, WRP, with regards to WASCo’s metering concerns/decisions.

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ROCKBlue’s First Utility Partnership

ROCKBlue announced its maiden utilitypartnership with the Lesotho Water and Sewerage Company (WASCo). Two ROCKBluemembers, Messrs. Noth and Menon, from the US and Zambia respectively, wereinvited by the WASCo Board and executive management team to provide assistanceto the utility’s senior …