35173-015: Urban Water Supply and Sanitation (Sector) Project | Asian Development Bank

Nepal: Urban Water Supply and Sanitation (Sector) Project

Sovereign (Public) Project | 35173-015 Status: Proposed

ADB has supported the government in improving water supply and sanitation services in 70 of the 176 small towns in Nepal through three small towns projects introducing continuous water supply, meeting national quality standards, and providing universal household connections with subsidized connections and affordable supply for poor and vulnerable households.

Project Details

Project Officer
Vogl, Alexandra South Asia Department Request for information
Country
  • Nepal
Sector
  • Water and other urban infrastructure and services
 
Project Name Urban Water Supply and Sanitation (Sector) Project
Project Number 35173-015
Country Nepal
Project Status Proposed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Loan
Source of Funding / Amount
Loan: Urban Water Supply and Sanitation (Sector) Project
concessional ordinary capital resources lending / Asian Development Fund US$ 130.00 million
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Governance and capacity development
Knowledge solutions
Partnerships
Sector / Subsector

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

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Effective gender mainstreaming
Description ADB has supported the government in improving water supply and sanitation services in 70 of the 176 small towns in Nepal through three small towns projects introducing continuous water supply, meeting national quality standards, and providing universal household connections with subsidized connections and affordable supply for poor and vulnerable households.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy The Urban Water Supply and Sanitation (Sector) Project will support the ongoing efforts of the Government of Nepal to provide better access to water supply and sanitation services to the growing urban population. Building upon the successful implementation of earlier interventions, the project will fund physical investments in water supply and sanitation infrastructure and non-physical investments to improve service regulation, governance, and user participation in selected municipalities, previously referred to as small towns.
Impact Quality of life for urban population, including the poor and marginalized, through the provision of sustainable water supply and sanitation services improved
Outcome Inclusive and sustainable access to water supply and sanitation services in project municipalities improved
Outputs

Water supply and sanitation infrastructure in project municipalities improved

Institutional and community capacities strengthened

Geographical Location Nation-wide
Safeguard Categories
Environment B
Involuntary Resettlement B
Indigenous Peoples B
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 About four consulting firms will be recruited by the PMO to support project management, design, supervision, and monitoring, as well as policy and regulatory matters. The recruitment will be through quality-and cost-based (90:10) selection
Procurement Procurement (including consulting services) to be financed by the loan will follow ADB Procurement Policy (2017, as amended from time to time) and Procurement Regulations for ADB Borrowers (2017, as amended from time to time).
Responsible ADB Officer Vogl, Alexandra
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Urban Development and Water Division, SARD
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Water Supply and Sanitation
Singha Durbar
Timetable
Concept Clearance 12 Apr 2018
Fact Finding 23 Apr 2018 to 07 May 2018
MRM 29 Jun 2018
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 16 Apr 2018

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