Urban Water Supply Project (WB-P156739)

  • Ivory Coast
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Financial Institutions
  • World Bank (WB)
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Project Status
Bank Risk Rating
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Voting Date
Dec 9, 2016
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Cellule de Coordination du PRICI (CC-PRICI)
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  • Water and Sanitation
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 50.00 million
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 50.00 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ WB website

Updated in EWS Jan 5, 2018

Disclosed by Bank Sep 1, 2016

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Project Description
The objective of the Urban Water Supply Project for Côte d'Ivoire is to improve quality of, and increase access to, water services in selected urban areas and to strengthen capacity of National Water Agency (ONEP) for financial planning and financial management of the urban water supply sector. The project has 2 components. (1) Urban water supply component will include the following activities: (i) construct water treatment plants, boreholes, water intakes, and pumping stations in selected urban centers; (ii) construct storage tanks; (iii) construct water transmission lines and expand water distribution networks; (iv) install social water connections; and (v) perform works supervision. (2) Institutional support component will include the following activities: (i) institutional strengthening through the preparation of an inventory of urban water supply sector assets, the development of a financial model for the urban water supply sector, and the audit of the Affermage contract and ONEP agreement; (ii) capacity building for ONEP in financial planning and operations monitoring; and (iii) operations and strengthened capacity of the Project Coordination Unit (PCU) and ONEP in project management
Investment Description

Contact Information
Name: Cellule de Coordination du PRICI (CC-PRICI) Contact: Pierre Dimba Title: Project Coordinator Email: pdimba@prici.ci ACCOUNTABILITY MECHANISM OF WORLD BANK The World Bank Inspection Panel is the independent complaint mechanism and fact-finding body for people who believe they are likely to be, or have been, adversely affected by a World Bank-financed project. If you submit a complaint to the Inspection Panel, they may investigate to assess whether the World Bank is following its own policies and procedures for preventing harm to people or the environment. You can contact the Inspection Panel or submit a complaint by emailing ipanel@worldbank.org. You can learn more about the Inspection Panel and how to file a complaint at: http://ewebapps.worldbank.org/apps/ip/Pages/Home.aspx.