The main objective of the TA is to prepare a project for investment in the water supply and sanitation sector, which responds to both perceived and expressed needs and emphasizes poverty reduction. It also aims to prepare institutional development assistance necessary to sustain the investments. The TA will have five parts: (i) a feasibility study for the Batticaloa water supply and sanitation, (ii) rural and urban water supplies and sanitation for the district of Polonnaruwa, (iii) spill-over demand from the Third Water Supply and Sanitation Sector Project, (iv) institutional development for the sector, and water resource assessment surveys for the districts of Hambantota and Moneragala.
|Project Name||Secondary Towns Water Supply and Sanitation|
|Project Type / Modality of Assistance||Technical Assistance
|Source of Funding / Amount||
|Strategic Agendas||Environmentally sustainable growth
|Drivers of Change||Governance and capacity development
|Sector / Subsector||
Agriculture, natural resources and rural development / Rural water supply services
Water and other urban infrastructure and services / Urban policy, institutional and capacity development - Urban water supply
|Gender Equity and Mainstreaming||No gender elements|
|Description||The main objective of the TA is to prepare a project for investment in the water supply and sanitation sector, which responds to both perceived and expressed needs and emphasizes poverty reduction. It also aims to prepare institutional development assistance necessary to sustain the investments. The TA will have five parts: (i) a feasibility study for the Batticaloa water supply and sanitation, (ii) rural and urban water supplies and sanitation for the district of Polonnaruwa, (iii) spill-over demand from the Third Water Supply and Sanitation Sector Project, (iv) institutional development for the sector, and water resource assessment surveys for the districts of Hambantota and Moneragala.|
|Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy|
|Description of Outcome|
|Progress Toward Outcome|
|Description of Project Outputs|
|Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)|
|Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects|
|Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation|
|During Project Design|
|During Project Implementation|
|Consulting Services||A total of 24 person-months (pm) of international consultant and 60 pm of domestic consultant will be required and will include international consultant expertise such as water supply engineer (6pm), sanitary engineer (5pm), water resource engineer (3pm), water resource economist (2pm), financial analyst (2pm), regulatory/private sector specialist (2pm), environment specialist (2 pm), and sociologist (2pm). Domestic consulting inputs will include water supply engineer (12pm), sanitary engineer (6pm), irrigation engineer (10pm), sociologist (12pm), information technology specialist (4pm), training specialist (4pm), financial analyst (4pm) and public relations specialist (8pm).|
|Procurement||To be determined.|
|Responsible ADB Officer||McIntosh, Arthur C.|
|Responsible ADB Department||South Asia Department|
|Responsible ADB Division||Environment, Natural Resources & Agriculture Division, SARD|
National Water Supply and Drainage Board
P.O. Box 14, Mount Lavinia
Galle Road, Ratmalana
|Concept Clearance||08 Apr 1999|
|Fact Finding||06 Dec 1999 to 15 Dec 1999|
|Approval||15 Dec 2000|
|Last Review Mission||-|
|Last PDS Update||17 Jul 2006|
|Approval||Signing Date||Effectivity Date||Closing|
|15 Dec 2000||01 Jan 2001||01 Jan 2001||31 Mar 2002||01 Apr 2003||-|
|Financing Plan/TA Utilization||Cumulative Disbursements|
|1,000,000.00||0.00||250,000.00||0.00||0.00||0.00||1,250,000.00||15 Dec 2000||954,121.58|
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|Title||Document Type||Document Date|
|Secondary Towns Water Supply and Sanitation Project||Technical Assistance Reports||Dec 2000|
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