Dhaka Environmentally Sustainable Water Supply Project

Date: September 2013
Document Type: Reports and Recommendations of the President
Project Number: 42173-013

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This is the report and recommendation of the president on (i) a proposed loan, and (ii) proposed administration of a loan to be provided by the Agence Française de Développement, both to the People’s Republic of Bangladesh for the Dhaka Environmentally Sustainable Water Supply Project. It describes the project terms and conditions for the approval of ADB's Management or Board of Directors.

The project will provide more reliable and improved security of water supply in Dhaka by developing a new surface water supply scheme for supply augmentation, which includes the development of a water intake at Meghna River, a raw water transmission pipeline, a water treatment plant at Gandharbpur, a treated water transmission pipeline to the existing water supply network, and distribution reinforcements. 

This document is being disclosed to the public prior to Board consideration in accordance with ADB’s Public Communications Policy 2011. Subject to any revisions required following Board consideration, this document is deemed final.