7.6 Utilities for the compound

  • Provide an adequate number of water bladders of large capacity.
  • Install water piping from water bladders to necessary locations within the compound (kitchen, showers, latrines, laundry, etc.)
  • Contract the local water supplier for daily delivery of the required number of water tankers.
  • Ensure the delivered water is not wasted through leaky faucets and pipes.
  • Maintain daily records of the quantity of water delivered to confirm the monthly invoice.
  • Immediately install at least two heavy-duty generators to effectively provide 24-hour power supply within the compound.
  • Install the generator in a safe and secure area.
  • A regular daily fuel supply must be available to run each generator alternately.
  • Ensure availability of spare parts for the generators.
  • Maintain a log book to account for generator fuel supply and consumption.
  • If available, draw up a local service contract for monthly servicing of the generators.

For telecommunications set-up in remote areas, refer to the chapter on Telecommunications and IT.