Bangladesh: Water and Sanitation Project

December 2, 2008

IDA Credit: US$149 million
TERMS: Maturity = 40 years; Grace = 10 years
Project Description: The project aims to improve the sustainable delivery of storm water drainage, wastewater and water services by the Dhaka Water Supply and Sewerage Authority (DWASA) to the population of Dhaka. The project has five components: (a) rehabilitation and strengthening of existing sewerage system; (b) rehabilitation and strengthening of storm water drainage system; (c) implementation of environment and social safeguards; (d) service provision to low income communities; (e) project management, monitoring and evaluation (M&E), consultations and communications.

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