Sri Lanka: Colombo Water Supply Service Improvement Project

Sovereign Project | 45148-001 Status: Closed
Project Name Colombo Water Supply Service Improvement Project
Project Number 45148-001
Country Sri Lanka
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 7854-SRI: Colombo Water Supply Service Improvement Project
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 700,000.00
TA 7854-SRI: Colombo Water Supply Service Improvement Project (Supplementary)
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 700,000.00
Strategic Agendas 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 water supply

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

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design The governance risk assessment will identify major risks of the project and propose risk mitigation measures. In compliance with the Safeguard Policy Stement (2009), appropriate environmental and social safeguards documents will be prepared. The project will also prepare a community awareness and participation plan to involve key stakeholders for widespread, ongoing, and meaningful participation. A social and gender analysis will be crreid out.
During Project Implementation Continuous discussions among stakeholders are ongoing.

Business Opportunities

Consulting Services The technical assistance will require 19 person-months of inputs from international experts and 45 person-months of inputs from national experts. One international NRW consultant firm with one national consultant firm will be engaged. The consultants will provide the best practice on NRW management and incorporate the institutional, operational aspects in the project design. An individual international consultant will be recruited, mainly to achieve project readiness and help to implement the project. The firm under one package will use the quality- and cost-based method of selection with a standard quality-cost ratio of 80:20. A Simplified Technical Proposal (STP) will be used for the selection of a firm.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Fan, Mingyuan
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Urban Development and Water Division, SARD
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Water Supply and Drainage
Sri Lanka


Concept Clearance -
Fact Finding -
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 30 Sep 2012

TA 7854-SRI

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
05 Sep 2011 10 Oct 2011 10 Oct 2011 01 Dec 2012 31 Oct 2013 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
1,400,000.00 0.00 100,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 1,500,000.00 05 Sep 2011 1,237,113.58

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Title Document Type Document Date
Colombo Water Supply Service Improvement Project Technical Assistance Reports Nov 2012

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.

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Evaluation Documents See also: Independent Evaluation

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Related Publications

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Contracts Awarded

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Procurement Plan

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