The overall objective of the Project is to help improve Apia's environment and public health through improved drainage and sanitation infrastructure and capacity in urban management. Project objectives include (i) improved public health, (ii) improved environmental quality, (iii) improved surface and groundwater quality, and (iv) reduced frequency of flooding in specific low-lying areas. The Project also promotes private sector participation in the provision of urban services through the outsourcing of certain utility services to the private sector and further promotes private sector development through provision of improved urban infrastructure and environment for businesses.
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