Lusaka City Water Supply Improvement Project (US$360 Million)

Due to the increasing demand for water supply in the City of Lusaka as outlined in the Lusaka Water Supply Masterplan, Government has been discussing with JICA and the African Development Bank to provide US$350 Million for the implementation of the Lusaka City Water Supply Improvement Project in Lusaka. The project is currently at project formulation stage and is expected to commence by April 2020 once the loan agreement is signed after the feasibility study, detailed designs and the procurement processes are completed. The project will involve the construction of the following:

Intake facility works

Raw water transmission pipeline

Treated water booster pump stations at the Water Treatment Plant and Chilanga

1200 mm treated water transmission pipeline from Kafue to Lusaka

Water Treatment Plant

Expansion of the water distribution network in selected areas