Urban Services Improvement Investment Program - Tranche 3 (ADB-43405-025)

  • Georgia
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Specific Location
Ureki; Kutaisi
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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
Dec 5, 2013
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Ministry of Regional Development and Infrastructure of Georgia
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  • Construction
  • Infrastructure
  • Water and Sanitation
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Investment Type(s)
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 98.00 million
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 116.00 million
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Bank Documents
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ ADB website

Updated in EWS Jul 7, 2020

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Project Description

This project finances improvements to the water supply and sanitation services in Ureki and Kutaisi under the Urban Services Improvement Investment Program. The project has two components aimed at strengthening institutional effectiveness and improving infrastructure.

In Ureki, this project will rehabilitate, improve and expand water intake, the water transmission distribution system, the sewerage system, and the wastewater treatment plant. In Kutaisi, this project will strengthen the water supply system and includes the construction of 3 reservoirs, 2 pumping stations, and the corresponding transmission mains and water distribution network. Specific investments include:

- rehabilitation of the Kvitiri and Mukhnari pumping stations,
- construction of two small collector reservoirs at Partskhanakanebi and Mukhnari pumping stations,
- extension of TV Tower reservoir by 1,000 m ,
- construction of the New East reservoir with a volume of 2 x 4,000 m ,
- reconstruction of existing Kldiashvili reservoir (Volume 600 m ),
- rehabilitation of the part of the network that was not included in Project 1:
- construction of 11 km transmission mains connecting the reservoirs to the pumping stations and the distribution network, and
- laying of about 158 km distribution lines.

Investment Description

Funding from the Asian Development Fund

Contact Information

Ministry of Regional Development and Infrastructure of Georgia
Zurab Alavidze / Irakli Matkava
12 Khazbegi Str. 0160 Tbilisi

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