|Approval Date||09 Dec 2015|
|Signature Date||28 Jan 2016|
|Planned Completion Date||15 Dec 2022|
|Sovereign / Non-Sovereign||Sovereign|
|Sector||Water Supply & Sanitation|
|DAC Sector Code||14010|
The Bulawayo Water and Sewerage Services Improvement Project (BWSSIP), which was launched in October 2016, has the mandate of improving municipal water supply and sanitation services. Bulawayo is the second largest city in Zimbabwe. This City aims to reduce the city’s Non-Revenue Water (NRW), upgrade and rehabilitate the water distribution system, improve the sewer drainage capacity, rehabilitate waste water treatment facilities as well as strengthen community participation and buy-in. The proposed project’s emphasis is on rehabilitating and enhancing the water supply system, strengthening institutional capacity, enhancing service delivery efficiency and contributing to environmental improvement through rehabilitation of sanitation infrastructure. It is being implemented over a period of four years (2016 – 2019) and is expected to provide safe water and ensure safe disposal of sewerage, improve the efficiency of water and sanitation physical assets and enhance operations and financial efficiency of service delivery.
The objective of this project is to improve water supply and sewerage services in Bulawayo. It entails the rehabilitation and upgrading of water production treatment facilities, water distribution, sewer drainage networks and upgrading and rehabilitation of wastewater treatment and disposal facilities.
The beneficiaries of the project are the Government of Zimbabwe, City of Bulawayo (CoB) and its population estimated of about 655,675.
Fragile States Facility
GOVERNMENT OF ZIMBABWE MINISTRY OF FINANCE & ECON DEVELOPMENT
|Last Update||01 Dec 2022|
|Name||PHIRI Lazarus Botoman|
|-20.08333 28.5||Bulawayo District|
|-20.07362 28.50409||Cowdray Park|