Timor-Leste: Dili West Water Supply Project

Sovereign Project | 54429-001

The project will deliver new climate-resilient water supply infrastructure to expand and improve the performance of water services. This will be supported by interventions to strengthen the water utility's operational performance and enhance its long-term financial sustainability.

Project Details

  • Project Officer
    Baird, Alan
    Southeast Asia Department
    Request for information
  • Country/Economy
    Timor-Leste
  • Sector
    • Water and other urban infrastructure and services
Project Name Dili West Water Supply Project
Project Number 54429-001
Country / Economy Timor-Leste
Project Status Proposed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Loan
Source of Funding / Amount
Loan: Dili West Water Supply Project
Ordinary capital resources US$ 50.00 million
Concessional ordinary capital resources lending US$ 77.00 million
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector

Water and other urban infrastructure and services / Urban water supply

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Effective gender mainstreaming
Description The project will deliver new climate-resilient water supply infrastructure to expand and improve the performance of water services. This will be supported by interventions to strengthen the water utility's operational performance and enhance its long-term financial sustainability.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy The project is aligned with the Timor-Leste Strategic Development Plan, 2011 2030 (footnote 11), which prioritizes investment in critical municipal infrastructure and in the development of capacity of the public sector to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals, specifically in providing clean water for all by 2030. It is consistent with ADB Strategy 2030 and supports operational priorities of (i) tackling climate change, building resilience, and enhancing environmental sustainability; (ii) making cities more livable; (iii) strengthening governance and institutional capacity; (iv) accelerating progress in gender equality; and (v) addressing remaining poverty and reducing inequalities. It is also aligned with ADB's country partnership strategy, 2016 2020, which identifies support for inclusive and sustainable growth through the improvement of water services as a priority and is included in the enhanced country operations business plan, 2021 2023. The project will provide safe, reliable, and affordable water in Dili, and address the impacts of COVID-19 by improving health and hygiene of residents.
Impact 100% water supply service coverage by 2030
Outcome Inclusive, resilient, and sustainable access to water supply services in Dili west zone achieved
Outputs Water supply infrastructure expanded, improved, and climate-proofed
Geographical Location Dili
Safeguard Categories
Environment B
Involuntary Resettlement B
Indigenous Peoples C
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design
During Project Implementation
Business Opportunities
Consulting Services Procurement support of goods, civil works, and consulting services will be included in project implementation
Procurement Procurement support of goods, civil works, and consulting services will be included in project implementation
Responsible ADB Officer Baird, Alan
Responsible ADB Department Southeast Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Urban Development and Water Division, SERD
Executing Agencies
Council for Administration of the Infrastructure Fund
Palacio do Governo,Ministry of Finance
Edificio 5, 1 Andar Dili, Timor-Leste
Ministry of Public Works
Mercado Lama, Caicoli
Dili, Timor-Leste
Timetable
Concept Clearance 25 Nov 2021
Fact Finding 20 Apr 2022 to 26 Apr 2022
MRM 30 Jun 2022
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 07 Dec 2021

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Title Document Type Document Date
Dili Urban Water Supply Project: Initial Poverty and Social Analysis Initial Poverty and Social Analysis Nov 2021

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