CONNECT SAINT HELENA LTD FUNDING THROUGH THE CAPITAL PROGRAMME

During the public meeting at the Half Tree Hollow Community Centre on Wednesday, 4 July 2018, to discuss the proposed water tariffs, in response to one of the questions Elected Members gave an undertaking to provide details to the public in both papers, the amount of funding Connect Saint Helena Ltd (Connect) has received since divested, through the Capital Programme and what the various funding streams were for.

The total budget provided to Connect from the Capital Programme from 2013-18 was Pound 5,474,738.20. A breakdown of the works and associated costs is given below:

2013-14

Expenditure of Pound 1,572,536.65 was incurred in 2013-14 and was for the following works listed below. Data to determine the actual amounts incurred to each work stream is not readily available:

Consultancy with Fairhurst to review the Island's water works

Water work refurbishments which included areas such as:

o Bottom Woods

o Model Cottage

2014-15

Expenditure of Pound 1,746,569.30 was incurred in 2014-15 and was for the following works listed below. Data to determine the actual amounts incurred to each work stream is not readily available:

Land Surveys for water systems

Levelwood to Sandy Bay bulk water supply

Rose Hill to Woody Ridge bulk water supply

Frenches Gut to Head O'wain water supply pipeline

High Knoll treated water supply

Upgrade of Red Hill raw water systems

2015-16

Expenditure of Pound 731,061 was incurred in 2015-16 for the below works:

Upgrading of Red Hill raw water abstraction systems 30,000.00

Upgrading of Hutts Gate raw water abstraction systems 15,000.00

Construction of Chubbs Spring Generator Room 12,775.00

Construction of Levelwood Generator Room 8,358.84

Installation of Clarifiers 15,000.00

Harpers 2 Construction of silt traps and access 57,939.05

Consultancies: New/Enlarged reservoirs (Harpers 3, Hutts Gate and Levelwood) 80,000.00

Enlargement of Harpers 3 reservoir 268,537.13

New untreated water supply system for Ropery Field agricultural development 10,000.00

Fishers Valley to Longwood raw water pumping system 233,451.85

2016-17

Expenditure of Pound 1,031,001.88 was incurred in 2016-17 for the below works:

Harpers 3 44,390.15

Gents Bath Abstraction System and Upgrade access 40,245.00

Harpers 1 Enlargement 41,011.00

Hutts Gate 2 reservoir 313,872.56

Transfer System 1: Chubbs Spring � Scotts Mill 97,707.37

Transfer System 2 � Airport Fire Tank � Fishers Valley 103,219.38

Transfer System 3: Sharks Valley to Hutts Gate 100,862.42

Feasibility Study: Deep Aquifer Drilling 41,194.00

Deep Aquifer Drilling exploration 248,500.00

2017-18

Expenditure of Pound 393,568.50 was incurred in 2017-18 for the below works:

Transfer System 1: Chubbs Spring � Scotts Mill 49,950.00

Transfer System 2 � Airport Fire Tank � Fishers Valley 28,864.50

Transfer System 3: Sharks Valley to Hutts Gate 118,802.00

Feasibility Study: Deep Aquifer Drilling 14,806.00

Deep Aquifer Drilling exploration 181,146.00

Source: St Helena Government

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