Third Small Towns Water Supply and Sanitation Sector Project (ADB-35173-013)

Countries
  • Nepal
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Financial Institutions
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
International, regional and national development finance institutions. Many of these banks have a public interest mission, such as poverty reduction.
Project Status
Active
Bank Risk Rating
B
Risk rating varies among banks and may refer only to the particular investment and not to the risk for the project as a whole. Projects marked 'U' have an 'Unknown' risk rating at the time of disclosure.
Voting Date
Mar 10, 2015
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Borrower
Ministry of Water Supply and Sanitation
The holder of the loan, grant, or other investment.
Sectors
  • Construction
  • Infrastructure
  • Technical Cooperation
  • Water and Sanitation
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Investment Type(s)
Grant, Loan
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 81.30 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Loan Amount (USD)
$ 80.00 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Grant Amount (USD)
$ 1.30 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Bank Documents
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ ADB website

Updated in EWS Nov 3, 2017

Disclosed by Bank Sep 15, 2016


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Project Description
This project funds upgrading and constructing water supply systems in up to 26 small towns, with 1,450 km of water supply pipelines, 78,000 household connections, 26 water treatment systems with 50,000 cubic meter per day capacity, 20,300 household toilets with septic tanks, septic management facilities and equipment, drainage systems and master plans, and training for agencies and public awareness.
Investment Description
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
The financing for this project comes from: Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (Grant): US$ 1.3 million ADB (Loan): US$ 60 million OPEC Fund for International Development (Loan): US$ 20 million
Contact Information
Ministry of Water Supply and Sanitation Singha Durbar ACCOUNTABILITY MECHANISM OF ADB The Accountability Mechanism is an independent complaint mechanism and fact-finding body for people who believe they are likely to be, or have been, adversely affected by an Asian Development Bank-financed project. If you submit a complaint to the Accountability Mechanism, they may investigate to assess whether the Asian Development Bank is following its own policies and procedures for preventing harm to people or the environment. You can learn more about the Accountability Mechanism and how to file a complaint at: http://www.adb.org/site/accountability-mechanism/main