31624-024: Melamchi Water Supply Project - Additional Financing

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The Melamchi Water Supply Project (MWSP) is a comprehensive water supply project aiming to improve the health and well-being of the people in Kathmandu Valley. It will alleviate the shortage of potable water in the Kathmandu Valley by diverting water from the Melamchi River to the Kathmandu Valley. Melamchi tunnel is a key component of the MWSP, and its performance impacts the pace and progress of several downstream water supply and wastewater projects in the Kathmandu Valley. Read More

Country Nepal
Project Number 31624-024
Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number Loan No. 3110
Approval Date 11 Feb 2014
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 25,000
Sector Water supply and other municipal infrastructure and services
Subsector Urban water supply
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth (ESG)
Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Drivers of Change Private sector development (PSD)
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories Category 4: No gender elements (NGE)
Safeguard Categories Environment: C
Resettlement: C
Indigenous People: C

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