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||All works contracts have been awarded. The construction supervision consultant (CS5) will finish their contract in October 2018 without any extension. SAWACO will recruit CS11 consultant to continue the supervision and contract management work.|
|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 February 2017 and is expected to be completed by end 2020
No data available but included in updated Gender Action Plan; consultants to be mobilized
Contract was awarded in August 2017 and is expected to be completed by end 2020
Reports completed and submitted to SAWACO.
All contracts awarded and completed. Taking over certificate issued: 138.8 km pipelines replaced and 13,306 water meters installed.
Management contract is completed
No data available but included in updated Gender Action Plan; to be monitored by HCMC Women's Union
|Geographical Location||Ho Chi Minh City|
|Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects|
updated Environmental Management Plans have been approved and disclosed for all packages.
SEMR will be submitted when the CS11 consultant is on board.
|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||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||28 Sep 2018|
|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||115.07||0.00||83%|
|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|