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 Name||Loan 2754-Water Sector Investment Program - Tranche 1|
|Project Type / Modality of Assistance||Loan
|Source of Funding / Amount||
|Strategic Agendas||Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
|Drivers of Change||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.|
|Description of Outcome||Efficiency of water supply companies improved.|
|Progress Toward Outcome||jjjj|
|Description of Project Outputs||
Improved business planing and asset and financial management.
Effective NRW reduction.
|Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)||
All service contracts have been awarded
Works contracts on improving water supply distribution systems are completed
ICT contract is on-going
The re-bidding of the main water supply works contract is on-going. The contract is expected to be awarded by mid-2017.
All works will be completed before the extended loan closing date of 31 December 2020.
|Geographical Location||Ho Chi Minh City|
|Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects|
Environmental Management Plan to be included into Civil Works bidding documents for compliance by the selected contractor
Preparation of cofinancing for sludge treatment at the water treatment plants of Thu Duc and Tan Hiep
|Involuntary Resettlement||Todate, no ressettlement is anticipated. Compensation of temporary disturbances during construction is provided.|
|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||Procurement plan was approved and revised in January 2013 after consultation with the various agencies of Ho Chi Minh City Peoples Committee|
|Responsible ADB Officer||van Klaveren, Paulus B.|
|Responsible ADB Department||Southeast Asia Department|
|Responsible ADB Division||Viet Nam Resident Mission|
Saigon Water Corporation
#1 Cong Truong Quoc Te
District 3, Ho Chi Minh City
|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||29 Mar 2017|
|Approval||Signing Date||Effectivity Date||Closing|
|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||138.00||Cumulative Contract Awards|
|ADB||138.00||07 Jun 2011||98.34||0.00||71%|
|Cofinancing||0.00||07 Jun 2011||16.11||0.00||12%|
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|Title||Document Type||Document Date|
|Water Sector Investment Program PFR1 - Ho Chi Minh Water Supply Project||Procurement Plans||Mar 2013|
|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|
|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|
|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 Safeguards Monitoring Report||Environmental and Social Monitoring Reports||Dec 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): Initial Environmental Examination (as of Board approval)||Initial Environmental Examination||Sep 2010|
|Water Sector Investment Program - Project 1: Ho Chi Minh City Water Supply Project||Initial Environmental Examination||Sep 2010|
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