Metro Manila Water and Sanitation Development Project (ADB-48173-001)

  • Philippines
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Financial Institutions
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
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Project Status
Bank Risk Rating
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Voting Date
Nov 25, 2014
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Republic of the Philippines, Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System
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  • Water and Sanitation
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Investment Type(s)
Advisory Services
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 1.00 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ ADB website

Updated in EWS Jul 10, 2020

Disclosed by Bank Dec 11, 2014

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Project Description

According to ADB website, the proposed project loan will finance priority water and sanitation investments of Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System (MWSS) and will contribute to improving the living and health conditions in the National Capital Region (NCR), which accounts for 33% of the nation's GDP. The Project will also provide institutional capacity strengthening to MWSS, including for regulatory oversight, financial planning, and asset and water security management. The proposed project preparatory technical assistance will also assess the suitability of establishing a partnership between the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and MWSS through a multitranche financing facility (MFF). Management approval will be sought once the government requests for an MFF.

This project is associated to a proposed ADB project: Metro Manila Wastewater Improvement Project (ADB-48173-003).

Investment Description

Contact Information

Project Officer: Tansengco-Schapero, Stella
Southeast Asia Department
No contact information provided at the time of disclosure.


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