Water Services and Institutional Support Program (WB-P162263)

  • Uzbekistan
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Specific Location
Karakalpakstan, Syrdarya, Samarkand regions
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  • World Bank (WB)
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Project Status
Bank Risk Rating
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Voting Date
Dec 21, 2018
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Ministry of Finance
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  • Construction
  • Energy
  • Law and Government
  • Water and Sanitation
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Investment Type(s)
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 190.00 million
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 215.00 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ WB website

Disclosed by Bank Mar 16, 2018

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Project Description

This project provides financing to build on the World Bank's existing projects in Uzbekistan's water supply and sanitation sector, improve the water supply and sanitation services in selected provinces, and strengthen institutional capacity for improved service delivery. 

Components include improving sector policy and institutional architecture, improving energy efficiency, strengthening institutional capacity, and constructing water supply production, transmission, and distribution facilities, in addition to sewerage collection, treatment, and disposal facilities. According to Bank documents, the first three sub-projects identified are:

  • Reconstruction and expansion of sewerage systems in Nukus, Takhiatash, Khodjeyli and Kungrad in Karakalpakstan
  • Improving water supply in Syrdarya, Gulistan and Saykhunabad districts and Yangiyer town in Syrdarya region
  • Reconstruction of water supply and sewerage systems in Kattakurgan town in the Samarkand region
Investment Description
  • World Bank (WB)
Contact Information

World Bank
David Malcolm Lord
Senior Water Supply and Sanitation Specialist

Ministry of Finance
Yorkin Tursunov
Deputy Minister

Department for Operation of Interregional Trunk Main Tuyamuyun – Nukus
Mirzamurad Ukeniyazov

Ministry of Housing and Communal Services
Dilshod Azimov
First Deputy Minister

Samarkand State Unitary Enterprise Suvokova
Kadyr Tadjiev

Syrdarya State Unitary Enterprise Suvokova
Yunus Jalalov

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