Thursday, 02. September 2021
AEM Awarded a Contract by Bangladesh and World Bank
Advanced Environmental Monitoring (AEM) was awarded a contract by the Bangladesh Water Development Board (BWDB) to provide hydrological information services and early warning systems in Bangladesh. The goal of the project is to improve the national hydrological and meteorological monitoring infrastructure in Bangladesh. Concurrently, the awarded contract is a part of a significant initiative in Bangladesh - to improve weather forecasting and early warning systems in the developing republic.
AEM won the bid against four other environmental services companies, some located in Italy, Germany, Slovakia, and the United States. This contract with the Bangladesh Water Development Board includes the procurement of automatic water level stations, upgrades to existing climate stations and rain gauges to automatic and real time, including annual maintenance and related services. AEM will supply, install, and commission the equipment, including sensors, data loggers, telemetry, and other hardware at over 175 hydrological monitoring sites in Bangladesh. This element of the project involves strengthening hydrological information services and early warning systems in Bangladesh— the main objective is to improve hydrological observation, forecasting, and early warning systems in the nation.
Two AEM companies, Lambrecht meteo and FTS, Inc., will supply, install, and monitor the hydrology sensors in Bangladesh.