TASHKENT, July 6 (TCA) -- The Uzkommunkhizmat agency during 2012-2016 will reconstruct water supply systems worth US $32.3 million in the Jizzakh region, according to the agency.
The Uzbek government has approved the feasibility study of the project which includes the reconstruction of one water intake facility and water supply networks in the two districts of the region. The project also includes the reconstruction of 55 kilometers of water mains and the construction of 33 kilometers of new water mains.
The reconstruction will be financed through a loan of $25.9 million from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and funds from the Uzbek side.
The ADB loan will be allocated from ADB’s multi-tranche financing worth $300 million provided to the Uzbek Government in 2009.
Earlier it was reported that the Uzkommunkhizmat agency in 2012 will begin implementation of 21 projects worth $442.5 million to improve water supply in Uzbekistan’s regions.
New water mains and water lines with the total length of 1,302 kilometers will be built as part of the project, and water intake facilities and sewer systems with total capacity of 570,000 cubic meters per day will be reconstructed.
The projects will be financed through foreign loans of $408.8 million and funds from the state budget worth $33.7 million.