The Sri Lanka Water Supply and Sanitation Improvement Project is on the agenda of the World Bank Board of Directors on Wednesday, June 24. As it is an Absence of Objection piece, it is expected to sail through the board.
The proposed project involves a total of $184 million of which $165 million will be provided by the World Bank. The Project Development Outcome is to increase access to piped water services and improved sanitation, and to strengthen rural service delivery arrangements, in selected Districts. This objective is to be achieved through the following 4 components:
- Water Supply and Sanitation Infrastructure ($160.24 million)
- Institutional Capacity Strengthened ($6.43 million)
- Sectoral Technical Assistance ($6.06 million)
- Project Management Support ($11.2 million)
The project will be implemented by the Ministry of Urban Development, Water Supply & Drainage (MUDWSD). You will find more information about the project on the project website, where you can also find the Project Information Document (PID).