31501-023: Secondary Towns and Rural Community-Based Water Supply and Sanitation Project (Supplementary Loans)

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The overall goal of the Project is to reduce poverty and promote human development by reducing the incidence of waterborne diseases and reducing the time and resources that households spend in acquireing water. The Project objectives is to provide safe drinking water and safe sanitation to people in project areas. The Project will also augment existing water schemes and invest in new water schemes in rural and urban areas.... Read More

Country Sri Lanka
Project Number 31501-023
Project Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Closed
Approval Numbers Loan No. 2276
Loan No. 2275
Approval Date 29 Nov 2006
Closing Date 26 Feb 2013
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 60,000
Geographical Location The Project was designed to assist people living in the rural areas of Anuradhapura and Polonnaruwa(North Central Province), Batticaloa and Muttur, (North-East Province), and Hambantota (Southern Province).
Sector Water supply and other municipal infrastructure and services
Subsector Urban water supply
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth (ESG)
Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Drivers of Change Gender equity and mainstreaming (GEM)
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories Category 1: Gender equity (GEN)
Safeguard Categories Environment: B
Resettlement: B
Indigenous People: C

Related News

Related Projects



Project Data Sheets (PDS) contain summary information on the project or program. Because the PDS is a work in progress, some information may not be included in its initial version but will be added as it becomes available. Information about proposed projects is tentative and indicative.

The Public Communications Policy (PCP) recognizes that transparency and accountability are essential to development effectiveness. It establishes the disclosure requirements for documents and information ADB produces or requires to be produced.

The Accountability Mechanism provides a forum where people adversely affected by ADB-assisted projects can voice and seek solutions to their problems and report alleged noncompliance of ADB's operational policies and procedures.

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.

Project Data Sheets (PDS)

Responsible ADB Officer
Nirojan Donald Sinclair
Request for information

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
23 Mar 2006

Last PDS Update
03 Sep 2014