Micronesia, Federated States of: Weno Water Supply Well Remediation Project

Sovereign Project | 41578-022 Status: Closed

Project Details

Project Officer
Blaik, Stephen Pacific Department Request for information
  • Micronesia, Federated States of
  • Grant
  • Water and other urban infrastructure and services
Project Name Weno Water Supply Well Remediation Project
Project Number 41578-022
Country Micronesia, Federated States of
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Grant
Source of Funding / Amount
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Drivers of Change Partnerships
Sector / Subsector

Water and other urban infrastructure and services - Water supply and sanitation

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome Most areas on Weno Island have access to a continuous water supply. The exception is the southern side of the island which is sparsely populated and not serviced by the public water supply system.
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)

A willingness to pay survey implemented.

A program of water quality monitoring was designed and is being implemented.

29 water supply wells have been recommissioned.

All water distributed by the CPUC water supply network is treated.

The project is now complete and is currently being closed.

Geographical Location Federated States of Micronesia

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design

The design, preparation, and implementation of the Project adopt a participatory approach as follows:

(i) The Project was designed through a series of stakeholder meetings in the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM) including the Chuuk State Government, the FSM National Government, and CPUC.

(ii) During implementation, the Project will be guided by the Chuuk State Infrastructure Planning and Implementation Committee (IPIC). The Chuuk State IPIC has representatives from the Governors Office, the Department of Planning, the Chuuk Environmental Protection Agency, the Department of Transportation and Public Works, and CPUC and is chaired by the Lieutenant Governor.

(iii) Community involvement through participation in the community awareness program to promote conservation of water by reducing water consumption and wastage and to highlight the need for tariffs.

(iv) A series of stakeholder meetings and workshops will be held throughout the implementation of the Project to seek stakeholder views. Where possible, the Project design will be amended to address stakeholder concerns.

During Project Implementation Stakeholder meetings and workshops were conducted throughout the implementation of the project. The Chuuk Womens Council was instrumental in facilitating effective community consultations which contributed to a greater awareness among the community on water conservation, water quality and hygiene issues.

Business Opportunities

Consulting Services All consulting services requirement completed.
Procurement All procurement completed.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Blaik, Stephen
Responsible ADB Department Pacific Department
Responsible ADB Division Urban, Social Development & Public Management Division, PARD
Executing Agencies
Dept.of Transport,Communication & Infrastructure
Mr. Phillip Joseph
[email protected]
Palikir, Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia


Concept Clearance -
Fact Finding -
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 16 Apr 2010
Last PDS Update 30 Mar 2015

Grant 9122-FSM

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
17 Jul 2008 10 Sep 2008 10 Sep 2008 16 Jul 2011 09 Jul 2012 10 Mar 2015
Financing Plan Grant Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 0.00 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 0.00 17 Jul 2008 0.00 0.91 93%
Counterpart 0.00 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 0.00 17 Jul 2008 0.00 0.91 93%
Status of Covenants
Category Sector Safeguards Social Financial Economic Others
Rating - - - Satisfactory - Satisfactory

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