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March 22, 2022

Signing of Grant Agreement with the Kingdom of Cambodia: Supporting enhancement of water supply to contribute to improvement of living environment


On March 11, 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 2,786 million yen for the Project for Expansion of Water Supply System in Svay Rieng.

Rural cities in Cambodia are facing inadequate water supply systems. Accordingly, JICA has been expanding water supply systems and enhancing public utility capacity operation and maintenance in the main rural cities through providing financial and technical cooperation.

The objective of this project is to stabilize the water supply service and to improve access to safe water in Svay Rieng City which is one of the main rural cities, thereby contributing to the improvement of the residents’ quality of life. The project will contribute to the achievement of SDGs Goals 3 (Good Health and Well-being) and 6 (Clean Water and Sanitation).

Details for the project are provided below.

[Basic project information]
Country Kingdom of Cambodia
Project title The Project for Expansion of Water Supply System in Svay Rieng
Planned implementation period 47 months, including detailed design work and the bidding period
Executing agency Ministry of Industry, Science, Technology and Innovation
Target region, facilities Svay Rieng City, Svay Rieng Province
Specific project details (provisional) ① Facility construction/Equipment
【Facility】Intake Facility(7,480m3/day)、Conveyance pipe(about 3km)、Water treatment plant(Daily maximum capacity: 6,800m3/day)、Distribution pipe(about 112km)
【Equipment】Water quality analysis equipment, equipment and materials for house connection for the poor
② Consulting Services
Detailed design work, bidding assistance, and construction supervision,(as soft component)Operation and maintenance of water treatment facilities, Maintenance of distribution facilities, Production management


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