45148-004: Greater Colombo Water and Wastewater Management Improvement Investment Program (Facility Concept)

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Water Supply Services. About 95% of Colombo city is covered by piped water supply. However, low and fluctuating system pressures and intermittent supply is becoming the norm; some areas of the city receive water only in off-peak hours, and other areas receive water for six to ten hours, on average. In 2011, about half of the 290,000 m3/d of water supplied to Colombo city generates no revenue. Non revenue water (NRW) in Colombo city has reached 49% and includes: 33% physical losses, 5% ... Read More

Country Sri Lanka
Project Number 45148-004
Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Numbers Loan No. 0072
Loan No. -
Approval Date 25 Oct 2012
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 300,000
Sector Water supply and other municipal infrastructure and services
Subsector Water Supply and Sanitation
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth (ESG)
Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Drivers of Change Gender equity and mainstreaming (GEM)
Governance and capacity development (GCD)
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories Category 2: Effective gender mainstreaming (EGM)

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