Viet Nam: Ho Chi Minh City Water Supply Project

Sovereign Project | 41070-012

Summary

The impact of the project will be to improve urban livability and competitiveness in Ho Chi Minh City through developing water supply infrastructure.

The ensuing project loan (L2754-VIE / 41456-023) has been approved in February 2011 and declared effective in May 2012 under the first tranche (PFR1) of the MFF0054-VIE (41456-013).

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Project Name Ho Chi Minh City Water Supply Project
Project Number 41070-012
Country Viet Nam
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 7091-VIE: Ho Chi Minh City Water Supply Project
A.T.F. - French T.A. Grant US$ 1.50 million
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change
Sector / Subsector Water and other urban infrastructure and services - Urban water supply
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming No gender elements
Description

The impact of the project will be to improve urban livability and competitiveness in Ho Chi Minh City through developing water supply infrastructure.

The ensuing project loan (L2754-VIE / 41456-023) has been approved in February 2011 and declared effective in May 2012 under the first tranche (PFR1) of the MFF0054-VIE (41456-013).

Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy The proposed Project addresses provision of a sustainable supply of potable water for Ho Chi Minh City. The Project is directly linked to the agenda of supporting infrastructure development and public?private partnerships in infrastructure, as set out in the Country Strategy and Program (2007?2010). The Project contributes to Goal 7 of the Millennium Development Goals, to "Ensure environmental sustainability", and specifically to Target 10: ?Halve by 2015 the proportion of people without sustainable access to safe drinking water and basic sanitation.?, and to the corresponding Viet Nam Development Goals.
Impact Improved urban livability and economic competitiveness of HCMC due to better quality and more sustainable water supply.
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome Agreed design of new investments to extend and rehabilitate the water distribution network, reduce NRW, and an institutional strengthening program to be implemented during the subsequent loan project.
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs

1. Part I-Nonrevenue water: feasibility study and contractual

arrangement for implementation of NRW component in subsequent investment project

2. Part II-Plan for strengthening and expanding the transmission and primary network

3. Part III-Design of institutional strengthening plan for implementation during the subsequent investment project

Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location
Safeguard Categories
Environment B
Involuntary Resettlement A
Indigenous Peoples C
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design Four stakeholders workshops were organized during the project preparation
During Project Implementation TA to close on 31/03/2013
Business Opportunities
Consulting Services The TA will be implemented over a period of 12 months by a mix of individual consultants and firm with a total of 130 person months of which 40 personmonths are international consultants and 90 personmonths are national consultants.
Responsible ADB Officer Hubert M. Jenny
Responsible ADB Department Southeast Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Urban Development and Water Division, SERD
Executing Agencies
Saigon Water CorporationMr Dao Tring Thosawaco_tapmu@vnn.vnHo Chi Minh City, Viet Nam
Timetable
Concept Clearance 28 Oct 2007
Fact Finding 31 May 2007 to 01 Jun 2007
MRM -
Approval 24 Jun 2008
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 21 Apr 2009
Last PDS Update 25 Mar 2013

TA 7091-VIE

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
24 Jun 2008 31 Jul 2008 31 Jul 2008 30 Sep 2009 31 Mar 2013 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
0.00 1,500,000.00 400,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 1,900,000.00 24 Jun 2008 1,798,035.89

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