Azerbaijan: Water Supply and Sanitation Investment Program - Tranche 2

Sovereign Project | 42408-033 Status: Active

ADB is helping Azerbaijan improve water and sanitation services in towns and semi-urban areas surrounding the capital Baku. The second project under the program will upgrade infrastructure and services in Agdash, Beylagan, Goychay, and Nakhchivan. It will also build the capacity of agencies and set up project management offices.

 
Project Name Water Supply and Sanitation Investment Program - Tranche 2
Project Number 42408-033
Country Azerbaijan
Project Status Active
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Loan
Source of Funding / Amount
Loan 2842-AZE: Water Supply and Sanitation Investment Program - Tranche 2
Ordinary capital resources US$ 300.00 million
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector

Water and other urban infrastructure and services - Urban policy, institutional and capacity development - Urban sewerage - Urban water supply

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Effective gender mainstreaming
Description
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
Impact

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome Aguas de Portugal was engaged by SAWMC for the Twinning Partnership Program
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)

Implementation of gender action plan for the project is ongoing.

UNICEF was engaged by Azersu to implement the public outreach program which was successfully completed in Q1 2016.

UNICEF was engaged by Azersu to implement the public outreach program which was successfully completed in Q1 2016.

UNICEF was engaged by Azersu to implement the public outreach program which was successfully completed in Q1 2016.

Implementation of gender action plan for the project is ongoing

Implementation of gender action plan for the project is ongoing

Implementation of gender action plan for the project is ongoing

Aguas de Portugal was engaged by SAWMC for the Twinning Partnership Program. The Program implementation started in Q2 2016 and thus far, visits in Nakhchivan and Portugal have been conducted by SAWMC and ADP staff.

Ongoing

Complied

Civil works are ongoing in the project towns. Target indicator is likely to be met by 2017

Civil works in Nakhchivan have been completed. The WSS network in Goychay, Agdash and Beylagan are expected to be physically completed by end-Dec 2016. The Goychay WWTP completion is ongoing and targeted to be completed by 1Q 2017.

Sewage treatment plant in Goychay is under construction and targeted to be completed by end-Q1 2017

Complied

Civil works are ongoing in project towns

Ongoing

Geographical Location Nakhchivan,Agdash,Goychay,Beylagan

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects AZERSU and SAWMC endorsed the Environmental Assessment and Review Framework (EARF) that was prepared for the investment program. The EARF will be reviewed regularly and, if necessary, updated during later tranches of the MFF, if indicated by unanticipated new types of impacts (review of applicability and relevance). The eligibility and entitlement provisions of the EARF will not be lowered in subsequent revisions and updates.
Involuntary Resettlement AZERSU and SAWMC endorsed the Resettlement Framework (RF) that was prepared for the investment program. The RF will be reviewed regularly and, if necessary, updated during later tranches of the MFF, if indicated by unanticipated new types of impacts (review of applicability and relevance). The eligibility and entitlement provisions of the RF will not be lowered in subsequent revisions and updates. A resettlement plan has been prepared and approved by ADB.
Indigenous Peoples The Project will have no expected impact on Indigenous Peoples.
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design Extensive consultations have been undertaken with stakeholders, including project towns, NGOs and community-based organizations, elected representatives, administrative departments, rayon (town) administrations, and representatives of various government ministries. Meetings, focus group discussions with NGOs, and structured interviews were undertaken with stakeholders.
During Project Implementation Consultations ongoing with beneficiaries during project implementation.

Business Opportunities

Consulting Services

Tranche 2 includes one consulting package using the quality-and cost- based selection method to recruit a DSC in Nakhchivan; one consulting services using a single source selection method to recruit a WSS utility to implement the twinning program, and UNICEF to implement the public outreach program.

All consulting contracts have been awarded.

Procurement

The investment program will follow ADB's Procurement Guidelines (2015, as amended time to time). Tranche 2 loan included: (i) five international competitive bids (ICBs) for procurement of civil works for water supply and sewerage network in Agdash, Beylagan, Goychay, and Nakchivan; (ii) two ICBs for procurement of civil works for sewage treatment plant in Goychay and Nakchivan.

Bidders eligibility will be determined in accordance with ADB's Procurement Guidelines (2015, as amended from time to time). Accordingly, no bidder or potential bidder shall be declared ineligible for ADB financed contracts for any reason other than those set out in ADB's Procurement Guidelines. For goods or services funded by loans from ADB's Special Fund resources, payments are limited to goods produced in, and services supplied by, developed member countries that have contributed to such resources and all developing member countries.

All civil works contracts in Tranche 2 have been awarded.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Jafarova, Sabina
Responsible ADB Department Central and West Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Azerbaijan Resident Mission
Executing Agencies
AzerSu JSC
67, Tbilisi av.
Baku AZ1012, Azerbaijan
State Amelioration & Water Management Committee of Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic
[email protected]
Khatai district, Nakhchivan City
Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic
Azerbaijan

Timetable

Concept Clearance -
Fact Finding -
MRM -
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 24 Oct 2016

Loan 2842-AZE

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
22 Dec 2011 06 Jun 2012 20 Sep 2012 30 Jun 2017 30 Dec 2017 -
Financing Plan Loan Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 410.00 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 300.00 22 Dec 2011 299.93 0.00 100%
Counterpart 110.00 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 0.00 22 Dec 2011 283.62 0.00 95%

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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 Supply and Sanitation Investment Program - Tranches 2 and 3: Nakhchivan City Water Supply and Sewerage Environmental Monitoring Report (July-December 2016) Environmental Monitoring Reports Dec 2016
Water Supply and Sanitation Investment Program - Tranche 2: Environmental Monitoring Report (January-June 2016) Environmental Monitoring Reports Jul 2016
Water Supply and Sanitation Investment Program - Tranches 2 and 3: Nakhchivan City Water Supply and Sewerage Environmental Monitoring Report (January-June 2016) Environmental Monitoring Reports Jul 2016
Water Supply and Sanitation Investment Program - Tranche 4: Agdash Initial Environmental Examination Initial Environmental Examination Jun 2016
Water Supply and Sanitation Investment Program - Tranche 4: Beylagan Initial Environmental Examination Initial Environmental Examination Jun 2016
Water Supply and Sanitation Investment Program - Tranche 4: Beylagan Initial Environmental Examination Initial Environmental Examination May 2016
Water Supply and Sanitation Investment Program - Tranche 4: Agdash Initial Environmental Examination Initial Environmental Examination May 2016
Water Supply and Sanitation Investment Program - Tranche 2: Environmental Monitoring Report (July-December 2015) Environmental Monitoring Reports Feb 2016
Water Supply and Sanitation Investment Program - Tranches 2 and 3: Nakhchivan City Subproject Environmental Monitoring Report (July-December 2015) Environmental Monitoring Reports Feb 2016
WSSIP - Construction of Water Intake Facilities and Rehabilitation of Water Supply and Sewerage Networks in Agdash, Beylagan, and Goychay Towns (Packages 1 and 2): Environmental Monitoring Report (January-June 2015) Environmental Monitoring Reports Sep 2015
Water Supply and Sanitation Investment Program - Tranche 2: Nakhchivan City Water Supply and Sewerage Subproject Biannual Environmental Monitoring Report (July-December 2014) Environmental Monitoring Reports Jan 2015
Water Supply and Sanitation Investment Program - Construction of Water Intake Facilities and Rehabilitation of Water Supply and Sewerage Networks in Agdash Town, Beylagan Town (Tranche 1 and Tranche 2) Environmental Monitoring Report (July-December 2014) Environmental Monitoring Reports Dec 2014
Water Supply and Sanitation Investment Program - Tranche 2: Agdash Town Water Supply and Sewerage Subproject Initial Environmental Examination Initial Environmental Examination Nov 2014
Water Supply and Sanitation Investment Program: Nakhchivan City Water Supply and Sewerage Subproject (Tranche 1 and Tranche 2): Environmental Monitoring Report (January-June 2014) Environmental Monitoring Reports Jul 2014
Water Supply and Sanitation Investment Program: Construction of Water Intake Facilities and Rehabilitation of Water Supply and Sewerage Networks in Agdash Town, Beylagan Town, and Goychay Town (Packages 1 and 2) (January-June 2014) Environmental Monitoring Reports Jul 2014
Water Supply and Sanitation Investment Program: Nakhchivan City Water Supply and Sewerage Subproject (Tranche 1 and Tranche 2): Environmental Monitoring Report (July-December 2013) Environmental Monitoring Reports Jan 2014
Water Supply and Sanitation Investment Program: Construction of Water Intake Facilities and Rehabilitation of Water Supply and Sewerage Networks in Agdash Town, Beylagan Town, and Goychay Town (Package 2) (July-December 2013) Environmental Monitoring Reports Dec 2013
Water Supply and Sanitation Investment Program: Construction of Water Intake Facilities and Rehabilitation of Water Supply and Sewerage Networks (Tranche 1 and Tranche 2) (January-June 2013) Environmental Monitoring Reports Sep 2013
Water Supply and Sanitation Investment Program: Nakhchivan City Water Supply and Sewerage Subproject (Tranche 1 and Tranche 2): Environmental Monitoring Report (January-June 2013) Environmental Monitoring Reports Jul 2013
Water Supply and Sanitation Investment Program: Construction of Water Intake Facilities and Rehabilitation of Water Supply and Sewerage Networks (Tranche 1 and Tranche 2) (July-December 2012) Environmental Monitoring Reports Dec 2012
Water Supply and Sanitation Investment Program: Nakhchivan City Water Supply and Sewerage Subproject (Tranche 1 and Tranche 2): Environmental Monitoring Report (July-December 2012) Environmental Monitoring Reports Dec 2012
Water Supply and Sanitation Investment Program – Nakhchivan City Water Supply and Sewerage Subproject (Tranche 1 and Tranche 2): Bi Annual Environmental Monitoring Report Period (01 January – 30 June 2012) Environmental Monitoring Reports Jul 2012
Water Supply and Sanitation Investment Program - Tranche 2: Updated Land Acquisition and Resettlement Framework Resettlement Frameworks Nov 2011
Water Supply and Sanitation Investment Program: Land Acquisition and Resettlement Plan for Subprojects Under Tranche 2 Resettlement Plans Nov 2011
Water Supply and Sanitation Investment Program - Tranche 2: Beylagan Town Water Supply and Sewerage Subproject Initial Environmental Examination Oct 2011
Water Supply and Sanitation Investment Program - Tranche 2: Nakhchivan City Water Supply and Sewerage Subproject Initial Environmental Examination Oct 2011
Water Supply and Sanitation Investment Program - Tranche 2: Nakhchivan City Wastewater Treatment Plant Project Initial Environmental Examination Sep 2011
Water Supply and Sanitation Investment Program - Tranche 2: Agdash Town Water Supply and Sewerage Subproject Initial Environmental Examination Aug 2011
Water Supply and Sanitation Investment Program - Tranche 2: Goychay Town Water Supply and Sewerage Subproject Initial Environmental Examination Jul 2011

Evaluation Documents See also: Independent Evaluation

None currently available.

Related Publications

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Tenders

No tenders for this project were found.

Contracts Awarded

No contracts awarded for this project were found

Procurement Plan