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 Gender equity
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, improved through the provision of sustainable water supply and sanitation services
Outcome Inclusive and sustainable access to water supply and sanitation services in project municipalities achieved
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 PMO will recruit four consulting firms: one to support project management and quality assurance, and three for design, supervision, and management targeting specific geographical regions. Recruitment will be through quality- and cost-based (90:10) selection to ensure engagement of highly qualified consultants. Individual consultants will be engaged to support the TDF and the DWSS.
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 (formerly Ministry of Water Supply and Sanitation)
Singha Durbar
Timetable
Concept Clearance 12 Apr 2018
Fact Finding 23 Apr 2018 to 07 May 2018
MRM 10 Jul 2018
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 16 Apr 2018

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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 Water Supply and Sanitation (Sector) Project: Ilam Water Supply and Sanitation Subproject (Package Number: W-05) Indigenous Peoples Plan Indigenous Peoples Plans/Indigenous Peoples Development Plans Jul 2018
Urban Water Supply and Sanitation (Sector) Project: Charikot Water Supply and Sanitation Subproject (Package No. W-01) Land Acquisition, Involuntary Resettlement and Indigenous Peoples Due Diligence Report Safeguards Due Diligence Reports Jul 2018
Urban Water Supply and Sanitation (Sector) Project: Charikot Sanitation Subproject - Sewer Network and Decentralized Wastewater Treatment (Package No. W-19) Initial Environmental Examination Initial Environmental Examination Jul 2018
Urban Water Supply and Sanitation (Sector) Project: Indigenous Peoples Planning Framework Indigenous Peoples Planning Frameworks/Indigenous Peoples Development Frameworks Jul 2018
Urban Water Supply and Sanitation (Sector) Project: Katahariya Storm Water Drainage Subproject (Package No. W-22) Land Acquisition and Involuntary Resettlement Due Diligence Report Safeguards Due Diligence Reports Jul 2018
Urban Water Supply and Sanitation (Sector) Project: Katarahiya Stormwater Drainage Subproject (Package No. W-22) Initial Environmental Examination Initial Environmental Examination Jul 2018
Urban Water Supply and Sanitation (Sector) Project: Resettlement Framework Resettlement Frameworks Jul 2018
Urban Water Supply and Sanitation (Sector) Project: Ilam Water Supply and Sanitation Subproject (Package No. W-05) Land Acquisition and Involuntary Resettlement Due Diligence Report Safeguards Due Diligence Reports Jul 2018
Urban Water Supply and Sanitation (Sector) Project: Environmental Assessment and Review Framework Environmental Assessment and Review Framework Jul 2018
Urban Water Supply and Sanitation (Sector) Project: Siddhanath Baijanath Water Supply and Sanitation Subproject (Package No. W-03) Resettlement Plan Resettlement Plans Jul 2018
Urban Water Supply and Sanitation (Sector) Project: Ilam Water Supply and Sanitation Subproject (Package No. W-05) Initial Environmental Examination Initial Environmental Examination Jul 2018
Urban Water Supply and Sanitation (Sector) Project: Charikot (Dolakha) Water Supply and Sanitation Subproject (Package No. W-01) Initial Environmental Examination Initial Environmental Examination Jul 2018
Urban Water Supply and Sanitation (Sector) Project: Charikot Decentralized Wastewater Treatment System Subproject (Package No. W-19) Land Acquisition, Involuntary Resettlement and Indigenous Peoples Due Diligence Report Safeguards Due Diligence Reports Jul 2018
Urban Water Supply and Sanitation (Sector) Project: Siddhanath Baijanath Water Supply and Sanitation Subproject (Package No. W-03) Initial Environmental Examination Initial Environmental Examination Jul 2018

Evaluation Documents See also: Independent Evaluation

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