Tanzania - Dar es Salaam Supply and Sanitation Project

Project Summary

Approval Date 17 Dec 2001
Signature Date 29 May 2002
Planned Completion Date 30 Jun 2010
Last Disbursement Planned Date 30 Jun 2010
Sovereign / Non-Sovereign Sovereign
Sector Water Supply & Sanitation
DAC Sector Code 14010
Commitment U.A 33,986,583.22
Status Completion

Project General Description

The project is intended to contribute to the improvement in health for residents and visitors to dar es Salaam by improving the quality of water provided and the quality and reliability of supply. The project also introduces the principles of a three first time connection for domestic consumers, and of a lifeline tariff below average coast. It primarily addresses the issues of institutional capacity through its support for the sector reforms to facilitate the introduction of private sector in water supply and sanitation infrastructure and more directly in technical assistance support to the Public Granting and Asset Holding Authority the Dar es Salaam Water Supply and Sewerage Authority. The project is divided into five main components as follows: (i) Water Supply Rehabilitation and Extension; (ii) Wastewater facilities Rehabilitation and Extension; (iii) Community Water Supply and Sanitation Programme: this component of a targets the majority of the poor who, despite the improvements in the project, will not directly derive access to the centralized services; (iv) Institutional Strengthening; (v) Studies for Future Projects. The project will be implemented over a period of five years with a total coast estimated at UA 114.87 million.

Project Objectives

The project’s intented result is improved quality of provision of servie in the Dar es Salaam Water Supply and Sanitation system in terms of accessibility, quality, quantity and reliability and affordability of services to residents through support to introduction of private sector partnership.


The ultimate beneficiaries of the project are the residents of Dar es Salaam as well as the day population who commute into the city for income generating activities and employment. The project will also benefit the industrial and commercial sector in Dar es Salaam.

Participating Organization

African Development Fund
Dar es Salaam Water Supply and Sewerage Authority (DAWASA)


IATI identifier 46002-P-TZ-E00-003
Last Update 07 Aug 2020


Contact Details

Email p.dzimiri@afdb.org

Geographic Location

Country Tanzania, United Republic of