December 27, 2019
On Dec. 20, the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) signed a grant agreement with the Royal Government of Cambodia in Phnom Penh, to provide grant aid of up to 2.405 billion yen forthe Project for Expansion of Water Supply System in Pursat.
The project contributes to improving the residents’ quality of life through stabilizing the water supply service, and to improving access to safe water by the expansion of the water supply system in Pursat city. This project will contribute to the achievement of SDGs Goal 6.
In addition to this project, JICA has implemented “The Project on Capacity Building for the Urban Water Supply System in Cambodia (Phase 3)” (2012-2017) and “The Project for Strengthening Administrative Capacity of Urban Water Supply in Cambodia” (2018-2022). JICA will continue providing comprehensive support for improving the water environment in Cambodia.
Details for the project are provided below.
|Country||Kingdom of Cambodia|
|Project title||The Project for Expansion of Water Supply System in Pursat|
|Planned implementation period||48 months, including detailed design work and the bidding period|
|Executing agency||Ministry of Industry and Handicraft, General Department of Potable Water Service (MIH-GDPWS) / Department of Potable Water Service
|Target region, facilities||Pursat city|
|Specific project details (provisional)||①Facility improvements and constructions/equipment procurement
Water intake facility, Raw water transmission facilities (water conveyance pipe:8.3 kilometers), Water treatment facilities (rapid sand filtration, 6,600 cubic meters/day), Water transmission facilities (service reservoir:2,200 cubic meters/day), Distribution pipe (81.5 kilometers), Water distribution information system, Water quality analysis equipment, Materials and equipment to connect service pipes for poor households
Detailed design work, bidding assistance, construction/procurement supervision, (as guidance in managing the facilities) advice on operation and maintenance of water treatment plant and water distribution facilities, technical instruction on production management