SERVICES & SOLUTIONS
Tackling the Global Water Crisis
Durable solutions to advance the future of WASH, today
ROCKBlue Consultancy is focused on solving the developing world’s biggest water and sanitation problems and we are uniquely positioned to do just that.
Our global roster of 120 industry specialists has the reach, experience, know-how, scale, resourcefulness and capabilities to be an effective partner...wherever and however our clients need it.
We are committed to helping you achieve your water and sanitation objectives with a broad range of solutions and service capabilities that can be applied to everything from utility operations to engineering and construction projects.
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Rising to the Challenges Facing a Changing World
Water is our planet's most abundant yet precious resource. But in our ever-shifting global landscape, the water and sanitation industry has never faced as many challenges, especially in the developing world.
By 2030, the total number of people living in cities and towns will increase by 1 billion, and developing countries will be home to 80 percent of the world's urban population. A massive amount of water is needed to meet this fast-growing demand. At the same time, utility operating margins are tighter than ever and the need for flexibility is more critical than ever.
These changes make it imperative to balance the challenge of increasing operational efficiency and reducing costs, while providing affordable, reliable and safely managed clean water and basic sanitation services.
ROCKBlue's roster of expert specialists deliver effective water and sanitation solutions, helping clients to provide better service with greater efficiency and improved reliability, all at a lower cost.
We are equipped to assist you with everything from core operations management, maintenance and financial planning to best-in-class upgrades, retrofits and new engineering and construction projects.
ROCKBlue has a roster of 120 world-class water and sanitation specialists committed to tackling the world's most pressing WASH problems.
Our core roster of technical, management and financial specialists have delivered solutions to more that 350 utilities in developing countries worldwide.
ROCKBlue's Online Lecture Series (OLS) of webinars — our in-house knowledge center — provides access to a network of WASH professionals in 50 countries.
ROCKBlue's nonprofit work has helped our water utility partners bring safely managed clean water and basic sanitation to more than 5 million people.
WHAT WE DO
ROCKBlue Consultancy's global water and sanitation team is made up of leading industry experts who rely on valuable lessons learned through hands-on local experience in developing countries and utilize our cross-organizational resources to help you solve your most difficult challenges. Our core competencies include:
• Operations & Maintenance (O&M)
• Water Resources Support
• Facility Startup Services
• Regulatory Reforms
• Non-Revenue Water
• Demand Management
• Capacity Building
• Human Resources
• Business & Master Planning
• Organization Management
• Information Technology (IT)
• Public Outreach & Coordination
• Non-Sewered Sanitation Systems
• PPP & Restructuring
• Water Treatment
• Water Storage & Pumping
• Water Reuse System Planning
• Inflow & Infiltration Evaluations
• Wastewater Collection
• Wastewater Treatment and Disposal
• Environmental Studies
• Site Assessments
• Sustainability Planning
• Hydraulic Studies & Modeling
• Capacity & Efficiency Evaluations
• Rate Studies
• Billing & Collection
• Accounting & Finance
• Payroll Services
• Finance Sourcing & Fundraising
• Value Engineering
• Cost Estimating
• Cost-Benefit Analysis
• Project Feasibility Studies
• Construction Project Management
• Construction Phase Services
• Construction Monitoring
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Our roster of WASH specialists bring the same quality results achieved in our nonprofit wing to the consultancy
ROCKBlue Provides Durable Operations Solutions
Although the Kingdom of Lesotho, a small, mountainous country completely surrounded by South Africa, is a water-rich enclave, little of its freshwater supply reaches those with the most severe need. Making matters worse, the government-owned Water and Sewerage Company (WASCO) has faced challenges, including aging infrastructure creating supply issues, payment delinquencies creating cash flow problems, alack of agility in adopting new technology and capacity gaps in its management and operational personnel.
Since forming a partnership in 2016, ROCKBlue helped the water utility to overhaul its operations by adopting a holistic approach.
ROCKBlue partnered with the utility management for strategic planning and capacity building. This helped the utility in: