31501-013: Secondary Towns and Rural Community-Based Water Supply and Sanitation

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The overall goal of the Project is to contribute to poverty alleviation efforts and to promote human development, by improving access to safe water and sanitation of poor populations, thereby decreasing water borne diseases and reducing the amount of resouces spent in these activities. The Project objectives are to (a) provide safe water to 969,000 people and sanitation to 171,500 in five urban areas and in the rural districts of Polonnaruwa and Anuradhapura; and (b) increase the capacity ... Read More

Country Sri Lanka
Project Number 31501-013
Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Closed
Approval Number Loan No. 1993
Approval Date 16 Jan 2003
Closing Date 26 Feb 2013
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 60,300
Geographical Location Towns of Batticaloa, Hambantota, Muttur and Polonnaruwa. Rural areas of Polonnaruwa, Anuradhapura and Batticaloa Districts, Sri Lanka
Sector Water supply and other municipal infrastructure and services
Subsector Water Supply and Sanitation
Safeguard Categories Environment: B

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Project Data Sheets (PDS)

Responsible ADB Officer
Kamal Dahanayake
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Responsible ADB Department
South Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Sri Lanka Resident Mission

Executing Agencies
National Water Supply and Drainage Board
Mr Hapuarachchi

PDS Creation Date
05 Dec 2006

Last PDS Update
21 Oct 2013