Project Data Sheet

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PDS Creation Date
PDS Updated as of 16 Oct 2007

Project Name Tianjin Wastewater Treatment and Water Resources Protection
Country China, People's Republic of
Project/Program Number 31190-012
Status Closed
Geographical Location Tianjin City
In preparing any country program or strategy, financing any project, or by making any designation of, or reference to, a particular territory or geographic area in this document, the Asian Development Bank does not intend to make any judgments as to the legal or other status of any territory or area.
Sector Water supply and other municipal infrastructure and services
Subsector Waste Management
Strategic Agendas
Drivers of Change
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories


Type/Modality of Assistance Approval Number Source of Funding Approved Amount (thousand)
Technical Assistance3216Japan Special Fund800

Summary of Environmental and Social Issues

Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples

Stakeholder Communication, Participation and Consultation

During Project Design
During Project Implementation


The TA will help formulate a project suitable for Bank financing including construction of the Beicang wastewater treatment facilities and implementation of water resources protection scheme of the existing Luan-Tianjin water diversion system. The TA will (i) conduct comprehensive analysis of the local feasibility studies undertaken including rehabilitation of the existing Yuqiao Reservoir and their expansion to a level of detail that will make these suitable for Bank's evaluation and financing; (ii) develop a comprehensive watershed management plan for the existing Yuqiao Reservoir; (iii) prepare a summary environmental assessment, based on the local environmental impact assessment prepared; (iv) conduct financial and economic analyses of the subprojects; (v) estimate tariffs that are affordable, encourage water savings, and allow sufficient cost recovery and justify need for subsidies; (vi) conduct social analysis of beneficiaries and the people to be resettled; and (vii) review and recommend the institutional capacity building requirements for the implementing companies.

Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy

Development Impact

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Towards Outcome

Outputs and Implementation Progress

Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Status of Development Objectives
Material Changes

Business Opportunities

Date of First Listing 2006 Dec 14
Consulting Services
It is estimated that the TA will require 19 person-months (pm) of international consultants inputs and 46 pm of domestic consultants inputs. The international consultants will have expertise in water resources management/water quality, wastewater treatment, dam engineering, financial analysis/economics, environmental, institutional development, and social analysis. The domestic consultants will provide services in engineering (water resources, hydraulic, dam, water quality, wastewater treatment, civil, costing, mechanical, electrical, and instrumentation), hydrology, environment, financial analysis, sociology, and environmental law.
To be determined.
Procurement and Consulting Notices


Concept Clearance
Fact-finding 18 Apr 1999 to 27 Apr 1999
Management Review Meeting
Approval 02 Jul 1999
Last Review Mission


Approval No. Approval Signing Effectivity Closing
Original Revised Actual
Technical Assistance 3216 02 Jul 1999 22 Aug 1999 22 Aug 1999 30 Jun 2000


Date Approval Number ADB (US$ thousand) Others (US$ thousand) Net Percentage
Cumulative Contract Awards
Cumulative Disbursements

TA Amount (US$ thousand)

Approval Number Approved Amount Revised Amount Total Commitment Uncommitted Balance Total Disbursement Undisbursed Balance
Technical Assistance 3216 800 800 762 38 762 38

Contacts and Update Details

Responsible ADB Officer ()
Responsible ADB Department East Asia Department
Responsible ADB Divisions Urban and Social Sectors Division, EARD
Executing Agencies Tianjin Municipal Government
Song Jie


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