Water Supply Expansion and Sewerage Improvement Project (CDB-1970-WATERSUPPLYGREN)

  • Grenada
Geographic location where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Specific Location
St. George's
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Financial Institutions
  • Caribbean Development Bank (CDB)
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Project Status
Stage of the project cycle. Stages vary by development bank and can include: pending, approval, implementation, and closed or completed.
Bank Risk Rating
Environmental and social categorization assessed by the development bank as a measure of the planned project’s environmental and social impacts. A higher risk rating may require more due diligence to limit or avoid harm to people and the environment. For example, "A" or "B" are risk categories where "A" represents the highest amount of risk. Results will include projects that specifically recorded a rating, all other projects are marked ‘U’ for "Undisclosed."
Voting Date
Jan 1, 1970
Date when project documentation and funding is reviewed by the Board for consideration and approval. Some development banks will state a "board date" or "decision date." When funding approval is obtained, the legal documents are accepted and signed, the implementation phase begins.
Government of Grenada
A public entity (government or state-owned) provided with funds or financial support to manage and/or implement a project.
  • Technical Cooperation
  • Water and Sanitation
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Investment Type(s)
The categories of the bank investment: loan, grant, guarantee, technical assistance, advisory services, equity and fund.
Project Cost (USD)
$ 14.00 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, this amount is converted to USD ($) on the date of disclosure. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ CDB website

Updated in EWS Jun 22, 2023

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Project Description
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According to the CDB, this project will expand and upgrade Grenada’s water distribution and wastewater networks while improving the sewerage infrastructure in the capital city, St. George’s. It will enhance the quality and quantity of water resources available to residential and economic sectors. The project will increase the efficiency and climate resilience of the water sector in Grenada and improve the availability of potable water supplies for St. George’s and tourism developments in the south of the island.

Investment Description
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Contact Information
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CDB Team Leaders:

Mr. Daniel Best - Director, Projects Department 
Email: bestd@caribank.org
Phone: +246 431-1710

Ms. Merlyn P. Combie - Division Chief (Ag.), Economic Infrastructure Division
Email: combiem@caribank.org
Phone: +246 431-1659

Implementing Agency - National Water and Wastewater Authority:

Whyme Cox - Project Coordinator
Email: wcox@nawasa.gd / communications@nawasa.gd
Website: https://www.nawasa.gd/
Phone: +1-473-440-2155
Fax: +1-473-440-4107

CDB Team Leader:

Andrew Dupigny - Head, Infrastructure Partnerships, Office of the Vice-President (Operations)
Email: dupigna@caribank.org


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