Urban Water Supply and Sanitation Sector Project (WB-P165872)

Countries
  • Solomon Islands
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Financial Institutions
  • World Bank (WB)
International, regional and national development finance institutions. Many of these banks have a public interest mission, such as poverty reduction.
Project Status
Proposed
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.
Borrower
Government of Solomon Islands
The holder of the loan, grant, or other investment.
Sectors
  • Infrastructure
  • Water and Sanitation
The service or industry focus of the investment. A project can have several sectors.
Investment Type(s)
Loan
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 15.00 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Project Cost (USD)
$ 58.85 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please see updated project documentation for more information.
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ WB website

Updated in EWS Jan 11, 2019

Disclosed by Bank Aug 17, 2018


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Project Description

The proposed project will finance the necessary infrastructure investments and strengthening Solomon Water’s capacity to operate this infrastructure in an efficient manner. It will focus on improving access to safe water and improved sanitation in urban and peri-urban areas of Solomon Islands and strengthening the water and sewerage services provider SW to improve the sustainability of services. The project aims to achieve a number of corporate and service priorities, such as: water service coverage, water quality, wastewater service coverage, sewage treatment, non-revenue wate, collection period, staff per 1,000 connections.

Investment Description
  • World Bank (WB)

Co-financing:

Asian Development Bank US$ 20.00 million
EC: European Development Fund (EDF) US$ 21.35 million

Contact Information
World Bank
Stephane Raphael Dahan, Edkarl M. Galing
Senior Water Supply and Sanitation Specialist

Borrower/Client/Recipient
Ministry of Finance and Treasury
Harry Kuma
Permanent Secretary
Implementing Agencies
Solomon Islands Water Authority
Ian Gooden
General Manager

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