ADB assisted Dry Zone Urban Water & Sanitation Project, ADB Grant No. 0130 (SF) – Package C

The consultant services assists the Government of Sri Lanka in achieving the key objectives of the assignment which are strengthening water resource management planning ability and institutions, providing foundations to support decentralization of service delivery functions to regional offices and improve water resource management, coordination and planning ability and increase public awareness.

Inputs include support to Provincial and Local institutions to support water resource monitoring, coordination, planning and regulatory initiatives by – i) assisting the government in preparing catchment management plans in project areas that will guide decisions related to integrated water resource management and water allocations; ii) aiding local authorities in the selected districts to – prepare water extraction regulations and introduce participatory monitoring systems; and iii) map groundwater and users in project districts.

Project details

  • Name of client National Water Supply & Drainage Board / ADB
  • Location Chilaw, Puttlam, Mannar and Vavuniya
  • Country Sri Lanka
  • Start date Aug 2010
  • Completion date Feb 2012
  • Origin of funding ADB
  • Name of partnersNiras, DENMARK.

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