China, People's Republic of: Hubei Huangshi Urban Pollution Control and Environmental Management Project

Sovereign Project | 44019-012 Status: Closed


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Project Name Hubei Huangshi Urban Pollution Control and Environmental Management Project
Project Number 44019-012
Country China, People's Republic of
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 7607-PRC: Hubei Huangshi Urban Pollution Control and Environmental Management Project
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 600,000.00
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector

Agriculture, natural resources and rural development - Water-based natural resources management

Water and other urban infrastructure and services - Urban policy, institutional and capacity development - Urban sewerage - Urban solid waste management

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

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome TA implementation is satisfactorily. TA completion date extended to 30 November 2012. The required reports have been submitted and claims are under processing
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)

TA Inception Mission conducted in June 2011. The following urban sub-sectors (key areas of the Project scope) require due diligence:

(i) Wastewater collection and treatment: This includes network survey and GIS system, new sewerage system in 4 catchment areas, and wastewater treatment plant (WWTP) in Hekou. Industrial development planning and land acquisition process for Hekou area will be verified to strengthen the economic rationale for WWTP;

(ii) Lake rehabilitation and hydraulic circulation: This will improve the water quality and retention capacity in 3 lakes by removing contaminated sediments, building engineered wetlands, re-establishing hydraulic circulation system connecting three lakes into Yangtze river, and strengthening embankment and its landscaping. Cumulative impacts will be assessed through pollution load modeling and hydraulic water quality modeling of water circulation. The objective, size, siting, design criteria, and responsible authority of the engineered wetlands will be clarified;

(iii) Sludge treatment and disposal: HMG wishes to involve a state-owned cement company in Huangshi (Huaxin Cement) to treat sludge. It was informed that the options for various methods will be conducted considering the result of sampling examination and lessons learned from ADB projects on beneficial sludge utilization;

(iv) Solid waste management: it convers collection and transfer system, adopting community participatory approach;

(v) Capacity development: Non-structural and capacity development measures will be identified to strengthen the intended outcome of each infrastructural component, and will be presented in the TA Interim Report.

The TA Interim Report was submitted on 15 September 2011. A TA Interim Review Mission was fielded in September 2011, and a TA Review Mission (prior to loan fact-finding) was fielded in November 2011. Required reports have been submitted to ADB. Claims for payment are under process

Geographical Location Huangshi Municipality, Hubei Province, PRC

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design Based on institutional assessment on financial management, procurement, planning, technical engineering, operation and maintenance and project management capacities of HMG and HUCIDC, the consultants will prepare a capacity development plan presenting specific actions for trainings and institutional strengthening measures to enhance the capacity of HMG and HUCIDC and other concerned agencies to meet operational needs of project implementation and to ensure future managerial, technical and financial sustainability of operations. The consultants will conduct training workshops based on the capacity development plan.
During Project Implementation Consultations with affected persons and beneficiaries are ongoing. A draft RP has been prepared (under the guidance of the TA consultants); this draft RP will be further reviewed.

Business Opportunities

Consulting Services An international consulting firm in association with national consultants will be engaged in accordance with ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants (2010, as amended from time to time) and other arrangements satisfactory to ADB for the engagement of national consultants. ADB will select and engage consultants based on the quality of the proposal (80%) and the cost (20%) of the services to be provided (the quality- and cost-based selection method, QCBS) using simplified technical proposal procedures. A total of 39 person-months of consulting services (12 international and 27 national) are required.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer An, Gyongshim
Responsible ADB Department East Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Urban and Social Sectors Division, EARD


Concept Clearance 23 Sep 2010
Fact Finding 23 Apr 2010 to 29 Apr 2010
Approval 23 Sep 2010
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 04 Oct 2010
Last PDS Update 25 Mar 2013

TA 7607-PRC

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
23 Sep 2010 03 Nov 2010 03 Nov 2010 30 Nov 2011 30 Nov 2012 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
600,000.00 0.00 200,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 800,000.00 23 Sep 2010 517,511.30
Title Document Type Document Date
Hubei Huangshi Urban Pollution Control and Environmental Management Project Initial Poverty and Social Analysis Sep 2010

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