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||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||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.|
|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.|
|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.
Management contract 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|
|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|
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||03 Dec 2020|
|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||154.00||Cumulative Contract Awards|
|ADB||138.00||07 Jun 2011||115.37||0.00||84%|
|Cofinancing||0.00||07 Jun 2011||39.50||0.00||29%|
|Status of Covenants|
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|Tender Title||Type||Status||Posting Date||Deadline|
|Consulting Services for Contract Management||Firm - Consulting||Closed||11 Jul 2018||09 Aug 2018|
|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|
|Title||Document Type||Document Date|
|Water Sector Investment Program - Tranche 1: Procurement Plan||Procurement Plans||Apr 2020|