Georgia: Urban Services Improvement Investment Program - Tranche 3

Sovereign Project | 43405-025 Status: Active

Summary

ADB is helping Georgia improve water and sanitation services in two towns, Kutaisi and Ureki. The project will upgrade the water supply system in Kutaisi and build three reservoirs, two pumping stations, transmission mains, and water distribution network. It will cover work on the water intake, water transmission and distribution system, sewerage system, and wastewater treatment plant in Ureki.

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Project Name Urban Services Improvement Investment Program - Tranche 3
Project Number 43405-025
Country Georgia
Project Status Active
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Loan
Source of Funding / Amount
Loan 3078-GEO: Urban Services Improvement Investment Program - Tranche 3
Asian Development Fund US$ 98.00 million
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 sanitation - Urban water supply

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Effective gender mainstreaming
Description
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
Impact

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome

The water intake system in Ureki was awarded in October 2014. Construction is ongoing.

The construction of Water Supply System in Kutaisi - Phase 2 was awarded in April 2015.

The Design, Supply and Installation of WWTP in Ureki was awarded in April 2015.

Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location Kutaisi Town,Ureki Town

Safeguard Categories

Environment B
Involuntary Resettlement B
Indigenous Peoples C

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects 2 IEE reports for Ureki and 1 IEE report for Kutaisi are uploaded. Project 3 is classified B based on these three IEE reports, as it will not have significant irreversible environmental impacts during or after construction. UWSCG will require the contractor to refine and implement the environmental management plan (EMP) prepared in the IEEs, which will also form an integral part of construction contracts. The STP is proposed to be constructed under project 3 in Ureki, thereby ensuring environmental and natural resource protection.
Involuntary Resettlement The government adopted on 17 December 2010 a resettlement framework upon which social safeguards compliance for all projects are based. An involuntary resettlement due diligence was conducted to determine the impacts and consequently project 3 is classified B. A LARP for Ureki town project components is uploaded on ADB website.
Indigenous Peoples The Project will have no expected impacts on Indigenous People.
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design At the time of IEE prepration, consultations were undertaken with the stakeholders. A Land Acquisition and Resttlement Framework (LARP) was prepared for the project components in Ureki town in consultation with the displaced persons.
During Project Implementation Stakeholders will be informed of likely environmental impacts during contruction and mitigation measures planned and actually conducted. The public will also be informed of the benefits of improved water supply and sanitation and hygiene/sanitation practices.

Business Opportunities

Consulting Services There is consulting opportunity for design of education program for water and sanitation engineer at Georgian University
Procurement

All procurement of goods and works will be undertaken in accordance with ADB's Procurement Guidelines. Tranche 3 loan includes: (i) three international competitive biddings (ICBs) for procurement of civil works for water supply system in Kutaisi and water supply and sewerage system in Ureki and a wastewater treatment plant in Ureki on Design and Build basis; (ii) two ICB procurement of goods for sewer cleaning vehicle and laboratory equipment.

Bidders eligibility will be determined in accordance with ADB's Procurement Guidelines (March 2013, as amended from time to time). Accordingly, no bidder or potential bidder shall be declared ineligible for ADB financed contracts for any reason other than those set out in ADB's Procurement Guidelines. For goods or services funded by loans from ADB's Special Fund resources, payments are limited to goods produced in, and services supplied by, developed member countries that have contributed to such resources and all developing member countries.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Massimo Petrone
Responsible ADB Department Central and West Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Urban Development and Water Division, CWRD
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Regional Development and Infrastructure of Georgia
Davit Shavliashvili
7, Ingorokva Str. 0134, Tbilisi Georgia

Timetable

Concept Clearance -
Fact Finding -
MRM 07 Nov 2013
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 31 Mar 2016

Loan 3078-GEO

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
05 Dec 2013 19 Dec 2013 17 Mar 2014 30 Jun 2018 - -
Financing Plan Loan Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 116.00 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 98.00 05 Dec 2013 58.96 0.00 66%
Counterpart 18.00 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 0.00 05 Dec 2013 18.89 0.00 21%
Status of Covenants
Category Sector Safeguards Social Financial Economic Others
Rating - - - - - Satisfactory

Safeguard Documents See also: Safeguards

Safeguard documents provided at the time of project/facility approval may also be found in the list of linked documents provided with the Report and Recommendation of the President.

Title Document Type Document Date
Urban Services Improvement Investment Program - Tranche 3: Environmental Monitoring Report (July-December 2015) Environmental Monitoring Reports Feb 2016
Urban Services Improvement Investment Program - Tranche 3: Environmental Monitoring Report (January-June 2015) Environmental Monitoring Reports Aug 2015
Urban Services Improvement Investment Program - Tranche 3: Ureki Water Supply and Wastewater Systems Construction and Operation Project - Final Compliance Report on Land Acquisition and Resettlement Plan Social Monitoring Reports May 2015
Urban Services Improvement Investment Program - Tranche 3 Environmental Assessment and Review Framework Oct 2013
Urban Services Improvement Investment Program - Tranche 3: Initial Environmental Examination for Improvement of Ureki Water Supply System Initial Environmental Examination Oct 2013
Urban Services Improvement Investment Program - Tranche 3: Ureki Water Supply and Wastewater Systems Construction and Operation Project Resettlement Plan Resettlement Plans Oct 2013
Urban Services Improvement Investment Program - Tranche 3: Initial Environmental Examination for the Improvement of the Kutaisi Water Supply System Initial Environmental Examination Oct 2013
Urban Services Improvement Investment Program - Tranche 3: Initial Environmental Examination for the Improvement of the Ureki Wastewater System Initial Environmental Examination Oct 2013
Urban Services Improvement Investment Program - Tranche 3: Ureki Water Supply and Wastewater Systems Construction and Operation Project Resettlement Plan Resettlement Plans Sep 2013

Evaluation Documents See also: Independent Evaluation

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