Namibia - Windhoek Integrated Water And Wastewater Master Plan and Project Preparation

Project Summary

Approval Date 11 Jan 2018
Signature Date 23 Apr 2018
Planned Completion Date 30 Mar 2022
Sovereign / Non-Sovereign Sovereign
Sector Water Supply & Sanitation
DAC Sector Code 14010
Environmental Category 3
Commitment U.A 870,842.64
Status Implementation

Project General Description

The project will help the City of Windhoek provide sustainable and affordable water supply and sanitation services to the 326,000 municipality inhabitants, which represents 15% of the country population. It is well aligned with the national 2008 water supply and sanitation strategy and with the 2010 Integrated Water Resources Management Plan for Namibia. The project activities are structured under three components. Component I includes the preparation of the Integrated Water And Wastewater Master Plan which comprises a Strategic Environmental and Social Assessment, financing strategy and identifies priority project. Component II aims at preparing at detailed design stage a priority project that will be selected though the Master Plan. Component III is related to project management, stakeholders’ consultation and quality control. The project is planned to be implemented over a period of 36 months.

Project Objectives

The objective of the project is to provide the City of Windhoek with (i) a strategic document for the sustainable development and operation of water and wastewater infrastructure for the next 20 years and (ii) an operational investment framework.


The direct beneficiary of the project is the City of Windhoek (CoW). Its 326,000 inhabitants (2011) will indirectly benefit from the project when the investments identified and prioritized will be implemented.

Participating Organization

AfricaWater Facility Fund
Government of Namibia


IATI identifier 46002-P-NA-E00-004
Other IATI identifier CA-3-A034853001
Last Update 12 May 2021


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Geographic Location

Country Namibia