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Viet Nam: Water Sector Investment Program - Tranche 1

Sovereign (Public) Project | 41456-023 Status: Active

ADB is helping water supply companies in Viet Nam to strengthen business practices and improve performance. The mutlitranche financing facility will increase access to clean water by supporting a capital investment program in water companies and cofinancing the National Nonrevenue Water Program. The first tranche will cover Ho Chi Minh City.

Project Details

Project Officer
Ishii, Satoshi Southeast Asia Department Request for information
Country
  • Viet Nam
Modality
  • Loan
Sector
  • Water and other urban infrastructure and services
 
Project Name Water Sector Investment Program - Tranche 1
Project Number 41456-023
Country Viet Nam
Project Status Active
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Loan
Source of Funding / Amount
Loan 2754-VIE: Viet Nam Water Supply Sector Investment Program PFR 1, $138 m
Ordinary capital resources US$ 138.00 million
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Governance and capacity development
Private sector development
Sector / Subsector

Water and other urban infrastructure and services / Urban water supply

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Effective gender mainstreaming
Description The investment program will help water supply companies in Viet Nam to improve their perfomance/ It will support capital investment in water companies and cofinance the National Nonrevenue Water (NRW) Program. The Program will utilize an MFF to provide longer-term support for institutional reform in Viet Namwater sector until 2020. The MFF will be used as seed money to leverage parallel cofinancing and, importantly, gain access to commercial finance and increased private sector participation.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy The ADB water and sanitation sector assessment strategy and road map shows that Viet nam's water sector has significantly improved coverage since 1995. However, significant gaps remain in the wuality and reliability of service. Areas requiring water companies' attemtion are (i) financial sustainability; (ii) efficiency and accountability of decentralized institutions; and ( (iii) data on utility assests and performance. The proposed program will address those areas.
Impact The impact will be the sustainable provision of safe water in Viet Nam.
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome SAWACO's operational management strengthened
Progress Toward Outcome The engineering design completed and submitted for approval: first section was approved, the second section will be approved in Dec 2020.
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs

The security and reliability of water supply service improved

Continued service during natural disasters ensured

NRW reduced and a network extended

Information and communication technology program implemented

Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)

Contract was awarded in August 2017. The first section (3.2 km) detailed engineering design was approved. Construction is expected to start in November 2020. The construction is planned to finish by the end of 2024.

Completed.

Management contract completed.

Completed.

Completed.

Contract with HCMC Women Union (CS14) was signed in February 2020. Ten out of 20 Information, Education and Communication (IEC) events for the targeted areas have been completed. Activities on gender benefits are being assessed.

SAWACO have a total of 4051 staff, in which female staff is 1055, equal to 26% in 2019.

Contract was awarded in February 2017 and is expected to be completed by the end of 2021.

Geographical Location Ho Chi Minh City
Safeguard Categories
Environment B
Involuntary Resettlement B
Indigenous Peoples C
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
Environmental Aspects Updated Environmental Management Plan of CW1 contract has been prepared and is expected to be cleared by ADB before CW1 contract's construction in November 2020. The semi-annual environmental safeguard monitoring report will be submitted from 2021 after the construction starts.
Involuntary Resettlement Based on the approved DED of CW1 contract's first section, a resettlement plan is being prepared for this section and will be submitted for ADB's approval prior to CW1 construction. Another resettlement plan will be prepared for the remaining section when the remaining DED is approved. As of now, no resettlement is anticipated but compensation for temporary disturbances during construction, if any, will be provided. The social safeguard monitoring report for July - December 2020 will be submitted in Quarter 1, 2021.
Indigenous Peoples Not Applicable
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design Four stakeholders workshops were implemented during the course of the project preparation.
During Project Implementation Stakeholder participation and consultation involves during project implementation including procurement plan, DED and cost estimate approval and adjustment.
Responsible ADB Officer Ishii, Satoshi
Responsible ADB Department Southeast Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Viet Nam Resident Mission
Executing Agencies
Saigon Water Corporation
#1 Cong Truong Quoc Te
District 3, Ho Chi Minh City
Timetable
Concept Clearance 23 Sep 2010
Fact Finding 06 Sep 2010 to 14 Sep 2010
MRM 01 Oct 2010
Approval 07 Jun 2011
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 29 Oct 2010
Last PDS Update 03 Dec 2020

Loan 2754-VIE

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
07 Jun 2011 08 Jun 2011 24 May 2012 30 Jun 2016 31 Dec 2020 -
Financing Plan Loan Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 154.00 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 138.00 07 Jun 2011 116.10 0.00 84%
Counterpart 16.00 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 0.00 07 Jun 2011 39.50 0.00 29%
Status of Covenants
Category Sector Safeguards Social Financial Economic Others
Rating - Satisfactory Unsatisfactory Satisfactory - -

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Title Document Type Document Date
Water Sector Investment Program - Tranche 1: Audited Project Financial Statements (January-December 2019) Audited Project Financial Statements Aug 2020
Water Sector Investment Program - Tranche 1: Procurement Plan Procurement Plans Apr 2020
Water Sector Investment Program - Tranches 1, 2, and 3: Project Procurement-Related Review Report Proactive Integrity Reviews (PIR) Oct 2019
Water Sector Investment Program - Tranche 1: Audited Project Financial Statements (January-December 2018) Audited Project Financial Statements Jul 2019
Water Sector Investment Program - Tranche 1: Audited Project Financial Statements (January-December 2017) Audited Project Financial Statements Jun 2018
Water Sector Investment Program - Tranche 1: Audited Project Financial Statements (January-December 2016) Audited Project Financial Statements Jun 2017
Water Sector Investment Program - Tranche 1: Audited Project Financial Statements (January-December 2015) Audited Project Financial Statements Jun 2016
Water Sector Investment Program - Tranche 1: Audited Project Financial Statements (January-December 2014) Audited Project Financial Statements Jun 2015
Water Sector Investment Program - Tranche 1: Audited Project Financial Statements (24 May 2012–31 December 2013) Audited Project Financial Statements Jun 2014
Project Agreement for Viet Nam Water Sector Investment Program - Project 1 between Asian Development Bank and Saigon Water Corporation dated 8 June 2011 Project/Program Agreements Jun 2011
Loan Agreement for Viet Nam Water Sector Investment Program - Project 1 between Socialist Republic of Viet Nam and Asian Development Bank dated 8 June 2011 Loan Agreement (Ordinary Resources) Jun 2011
Water Sector Investment Program - Project 1 Project/Program Administration Manual Jan 2011
Water Sector Investment Program - Project 1 Summary Poverty Reduction and Social Strategies Jan 2011

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
Water Sector Investment Program – Tranche 1: Ho Chi Minh City Water Supply Project (Package CW1-Section SH-02 to SH-04 ) Resettlement Plan Resettlement Plans Nov 2020
Water Sector Investment Program – Tranche 1: Ho Chi Minh City Water Supply Project (Package CW1) Updated Resettlement Due Diligence Report Safeguards Due Diligence Reports Aug 2020
Water Sector Investment Program – Tranche 1: CW3 Component Environmental and Social Monitoring Report (January-December 2017) Environmental and Social Monitoring Reports Jul 2020
Water Sector Investment Program - Tranche 1: Ho Chi Minh City Water Supply Project Safeguards Monitoring Report Environmental and Social Monitoring Reports Dec 2016
Water Sector Investment Program – Tranche 1: Ho Chi Minh City Water Supply Project (Package CW3-P2) Resettlement Due Diligence Report Safeguards Due Diligence Reports Sep 2016
Water Sector Investment Program – Tranche 1: Ho Chi Minh City Water Supply Project (Package CW3-P3) Resettlement Due Diligence Report Safeguards Due Diligence Reports Sep 2016
Water Sector Investment Program – Tranche 1: Ho Chi Minh City Water Supply Project (Package CW3-P1) Resettlement Due Diligence Report Safeguards Due Diligence Reports Jun 2016
Water Sector Investment Program: Indigenous Peoples Planning Framework (as of Board approval) Indigenous Peoples Planning Frameworks/Indigenous Peoples Development Frameworks Oct 2010
Water Sector Investment Program - Project 1: Ho Chi Minh City Water Supply Project Initial Environmental Examination Sep 2010
Water Sector Investment Program (Project 1): Initial Environmental Examination (as of Board approval) Initial Environmental Examination Sep 2010

Evaluation Documents See also: Independent Evaluation

None currently available.

Related Publications

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Tenders

Tender Title Type Status Posting Date Deadline
Consulting Services for Contract Management Firm - Consulting Closed 11 Jul 2018 09 Aug 2018

Contracts Awarded

Contract Title Approval Number Contract Date Contractor Contractor Address Executing Agency Contract Description Total Contract Amount (US$) Contract Amount Financed by ADB (US$)
CONSULTING SERVICE FOR CONTRACT MANAGEMENT Loan 2754 11 May 2020 BLACK AND VEATCH INTERNATIONAL COMPANY (BVI) MISSOURI 64114, USA UNITED STATES UNITED STATES Saigon Water Corporation CONSULTANCY 4,525,415.97 4,195,935.51
CONSTRUCTION OF MOC BAI URBAN ROAD SUBPROJECT Loan 2969 16 Oct 2017 CIENCO4 GROUP JOINT STOCK COMPANY LANG THUONG WARD, DONG DA DISTRICT HANOI VIET NAM,SOC REP OF Provincial People's Committee of Quang TriProvince CONSTRUCTION 15,899,042.00 14,463,219.00
2400MM DIAMETER TREATED WATER TRANSMISSION PIPELIN E IN HCMC Loan 2754 02 Oct 2017 JV VCGP - BESSAC 5, COURS FERDINAND DE LESSEPS, 92-851 RUEIL MALMAISON CEDEX FRANCE Saigon Water Corporation CONSTRUCTION 72,139,750.00 71,824,730.00

Procurement Plan