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Dhaka Gets EIB Support €100m European bank loan for improvement of water supply

Daily Sun, 03 July 204


The European Investment Bank (EIB) is lending 100 million euro to the government of Bangladesh to finance a new sustainable surface water supply system in Dhaka. The financing contract was signed in Dhaka on Monday.


The main project component is a new sustainable surface water supply system comprising a raw water intake at the Meghna river, about 30 km east of Dhaka, a 21 km raw water transmission pipe line and a new 500 million litres per day (MLD) WTP at Gandharbpur.


The project will also include 14km treated water transmission pipelines from Gandharbpur WTP to the injection point of the existing distribution network and distribution reinforcements in the target area with an estimated population of approximately 3 million, said an European Union press release. Read More....