January 19, 2021
On January 18, the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) signed a grant agreement with the Government of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan inAmman, to provide grant aid of up to 2.379 billion yen for the Project for Improvement of the Zai Water Supply System.
Under this project, the existing facilities and equipment of the Zai Water Supply System will be upgraded to prevent a decrease of water supply volume due to the deterioration of the facilities and equipment, and to improve operational efficiency together with a reduction in the operating costs. It is expected that this project will contribute to the autonomous and sustainable growth of the economy of Jordan. This project will contribute to the achievement of SDGs Goal 6 and 13.
Details for the project are provided below.
|Country||The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan|
|Project title||The Project for Improvement of the Zai Water Supply System|
|Planned implementation period||42 months, including detailed design work and the bidding period|
|Executing agency||Water Authority of Jordan, Ministry of Water and Irrigation|
|Target region, facilities||Zai District and Deir Alla District in Balqa Governorate|
|Specific project details (provisional)||① Facility improvements/equipment procurement
Procurement and installation of pumps, motors, traveling screens, and valves
② Consulting services
Detailed design work, bidding assistance, construction/procurement supervision