Samoa: Water Supply, Sanitation and Drainage Project

Sovereign Project | 41213-012

Summary

The project preparatory technical assistance (PPTA) will prepare a national sanitation master plan addressing the policies, standards, and guidelines for the development of sustainable wastewater systems throughout Samoa, and an integrated, fully costed, and prioritized water supply, sanitation, and drainage master plan for the greater Apia area. An investment project will be developed under the PPTA. Delivery of the project is envisaged to be through a sector approach with core and candidate subprojects from components identified in the integrated water supply, sanitation, and drainage master plan for Apia.

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Project Name Water Supply, Sanitation and Drainage Project
Project Number 41213-012
Country Samoa
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 7301-SAM: Water Supply, Sanitation and Drainage Project
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 600,000.00
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector Water and other urban infrastructure and services - Urban water supply
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming No gender elements
Description The project preparatory technical assistance (PPTA) will prepare a national sanitation master plan addressing the policies, standards, and guidelines for the development of sustainable wastewater systems throughout Samoa, and an integrated, fully costed, and prioritized water supply, sanitation, and drainage master plan for the greater Apia area. An investment project will be developed under the PPTA. Delivery of the project is envisaged to be through a sector approach with core and candidate subprojects from components identified in the integrated water supply, sanitation, and drainage master plan for Apia.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy

The Project will be aligned with the sector-wide approach for the water sector adopted by the Government of Samoa and compliment European Union-funded water sector programs. The Project will also build upon assistance provided by ADB through the Sanitation and Drainage Project (Loan Nos. 2026/2440-SAM and Grant No. 0114-SAM) to improve drainage and sanitation services in Apia.

The PPTA is included in the Country Partnership Strategy 2008 - 2012 and is consistent with Samoa's Strategic Development Plan and the water sector development strategy as articulated in the Government's Water for Life and supporting policy documents.

Impact The PPTA will contribute to improve delivery of water supply, sanitation, and drainage services to the residents of greater Apia.
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome The outcome of the PPTA will be an agreed Project design incorporating high priority components of the integrated water supply , sanitation and drainage master plan of Apia.
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs

The PPTA will be implemented in 3 phases:

Phase 1- Inception Phase will be implemented in within 6 weeks of the commencement of the PPTA.

Phase 2 - Master Plan and Policy Assistance will be implemented over a period of 6 months and will commence immediately folowing the completion of Inception report.

Phase 3 - Development of an Investment Project pahse will be implemented over a 3 month -period folllowing the endorsement of the Apia Integrated master Plan, and the selection of priority components for incorporation into the Project by the Government and key stakeholders, and receipt of AusAID and ADB endorsement.

Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location Apia, Samoa
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 Consultant's work is ongoing.
Responsible ADB Officer Stephen Blaik
Responsible ADB Department Pacific Department
Responsible ADB Division Urban, Social Development & Public Management Division, PARD
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Finance Ms. Noumea Siminoumea.simi@mof.gov.wsMinistry of Finance
Government of Samoa
Private Bag, Apia, Samoa
Timetable
Concept Clearance 14 May 2009
Fact Finding -
MRM -
Approval 23 Jun 2009
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 04 Jun 2009
Last PDS Update 28 Feb 2011

TA 7301-SAM

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
23 Jun 2009 27 Aug 2009 27 Aug 2009 31 Dec 2010 30 Jun 2011 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
600,000.00 0.00 100,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 700,000.00 23 Jun 2009 1,018,911.16

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