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Liberia - Urban Water Supply and Sanitation Project - ESMP Summary


The project was categorized as Category 2 on 15-05-2009 according to the ADB Environmental and Social Policies and Procedures. The categorization is justified on the basis of considerable positive impact envisaged by the project which components are: 1) rehabilitation and extension of water production and distribution networks, 2) Construction of sanitation facilities in public places such as public schools, hospitals, market places and car parks. The proposed project seeks to (i) improve access to adequate, safe and reliable water supply and public sanitation services to the people in the towns of Monrovia, Buchanan, Kakata and Zwedru on a sustainable basis (ii). Enhance the institutional, operational and management capacity, and (iii) Ensure the long-term institutional and financial viability of LWSC.

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