Sri Lanka: Secondary Towns Water Supply and Sanitation

Sovereign Project | 31501-012 Status: Closed

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Project Name Secondary Towns Water Supply and Sanitation
Project Number 31501-012
Country Sri Lanka
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 3587-SRI: Secondary Towns Water Supply and Sanitation
Japan Special Fund US$ 1.00 million
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector

Agriculture, natural resources and rural development - Rural water supply services

Water and other urban infrastructure and services - Urban policy, institutional and capacity development - Urban water supply

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming No gender elements
Description The main objective of the TA is to prepare a project for investment in the water supply and sanitation sector, which responds to both perceived and expressed needs and emphasizes poverty reduction. It also aims to prepare institutional development assistance necessary to sustain the investments. The TA will have five parts: (i) a feasibility study for the Batticaloa water supply and sanitation, (ii) rural and urban water supplies and sanitation for the district of Polonnaruwa, (iii) spill-over demand from the Third Water Supply and Sanitation Sector Project, (iv) institutional development for the sector, and water resource assessment surveys for the districts of Hambantota and Moneragala.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location

Safeguard Categories

Environment B
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples

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 A total of 24 person-months (pm) of international consultant and 60 pm of domestic consultant will be required and will include international consultant expertise such as water supply engineer (6pm), sanitary engineer (5pm), water resource engineer (3pm), water resource economist (2pm), financial analyst (2pm), regulatory/private sector specialist (2pm), environment specialist (2 pm), and sociologist (2pm). Domestic consulting inputs will include water supply engineer (12pm), sanitary engineer (6pm), irrigation engineer (10pm), sociologist (12pm), information technology specialist (4pm), training specialist (4pm), financial analyst (4pm) and public relations specialist (8pm).
Procurement To be determined.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer McIntosh, Arthur C.
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Environment, Natural Resources & Agriculture Division, SARD
Executing Agencies
National Water Supply and Drainage Board
P.O. Box 14, Mount Lavinia
Galle Road, Ratmalana
Sri Lanka


Concept Clearance 08 Apr 1999
Fact Finding 06 Dec 1999 to 15 Dec 1999
Approval 15 Dec 2000
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 17 Jul 2006

TA 3587-SRI

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
15 Dec 2000 01 Jan 2001 01 Jan 2001 31 Mar 2002 01 Apr 2003 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
1,000,000.00 0.00 250,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 1,250,000.00 15 Dec 2000 954,121.58
Title Document Type Document Date
Secondary Towns Water Supply and Sanitation Project Technical Assistance Reports Dec 2000

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