Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The ATRIUM PDFCO aims to help achieve the MDG Target 10 for water and sanitation by assisting local governments and municipalities in ADB's DMCs, initially in the PRC, to develop demonstrational projects in cities (i.e. commercially viable projects in water supply, sanitation and wastewater treatment), that are crucial for long term sustainability and success. The ATRIUM PDFCO, which will not make equity investment in any of these projects, will cover feasibility study, planning, design, financial structuring and other tendering preparation activities until a public tendering of project concession is conducted. The ATRIUM PDFCO will be profit-driven to maintain its commercial viability. Its expenses together with fees will be recovered, through agreements with the respective host local government or municipality, from the successful bidder upon project tendering, and will only be payable after the projects are successfully tendered out. Read More

Country China, People's Republic of
Borrower/Equity Investment Name
Project Number 41942-014
Project Type or Modality of Assistance
Financing Private sector (Nonsovereign)
Approval Date 18 Dec 2007
Geographical Location The ATRIUM PDFCO will assist local governments and municipalities initially in the PRC.
Sector / Subsector Classification Water supply and other municipal infrastructure and services
/ Water Supply and Sanitation
Thematic Classification Economic growth
Private sector development
Safeguard Categories Environment: C
Resettlement: C
Indigenous People: C



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Project Data Sheets (PDS)

Responsible ADB Officer
K. E. Seetharam
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Responsible ADB Department
Private Sector Operations Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Infrastructure Finance Division 2

PDS Creation Date
12 Nov 2007

Last PDS Update
01 Feb 2011