Sri Lanka: Assessing Colombo Municipality Wastewater Systems

Sovereign Project | 36173-022


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Project Name Assessing Colombo Municipality Wastewater Systems
Project Number 36173-022
Country Sri Lanka
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 7140-SRI: Assessing Colombo Municipality Wastewater Systems
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 150,000.00
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Knowledge solutions
Sector / Subsector

Water and other urban infrastructure and services - Urban sewerage

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
Impact The impact of the TA is defined as "Improved urban environment, public health, and quality of life for urban and suburban residents in Greater Colombo.
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome The outcome is a Project design for improved wastewater management performance in Greater Colombo.
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs Supplementary feasibility studies for Colombo Municipality.
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location Greater Colombo, Sri Lanka
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design
During Project Implementation
Business Opportunities
Consulting Services

The proposed S-PPTA will be implemented over a period of 3 months, from mid October 2008 to mid January 2009. Consulting services will total 10 person-months (3 pm international and 7 pm national). Individual consultants will be recruited directly or through a firm in accordance with ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants, 2007, as updated from time to time.

Two international and four national consultants will be engaged:


(i) institutional specialist (1.5 pm); and (ii) financial management specialist (1.5 pm).


(i) financial analyst (2 pm); (ii) sanitation engineer (2 pm); (iii) dispersion modeling specialist (2.5 pm); and (iv) procurement specialist (0.5 pm).

Responsible ADB Officer Gyongshim An
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Urban Development and Water Division, SARD
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Prov'l Councils & Regional Development
330 Union Place, Colombo 2
Sri Lanka
National Water Supply and Drainage Board
Mr. K.L.L. Premanath
P.O. Box 14, Mount Lavinia
Galle Road, Ratmalana
Sri Lanka
Concept Clearance 09 Mar 2008
Fact Finding 10 Mar 2008 to 24 Mar 2008
Approval 19 Sep 2008
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 28 Apr 2009
Last PDS Update 19 Oct 2009

TA 7140-SRI

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
19 Sep 2008 - 19 Sep 2008 15 Jan 2009 15 Oct 2009 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
150,000.00 0.00 65,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 215,000.00 19 Sep 2008 129,332.96

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