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Project at a Glance

With more than 426,000 beneficiaries, the Water Supply and Sanitation Improvement Project (WaSSIP) aspires to increase access to piped water services and improve sanitation in the selected districts; and to strengthen the capacity of associated institutions; increasing the access to safe piped water supply to 60 percent of the population from the current coverage of 44 percent.

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Projects Components

  1. Water Supply and Sanitation Infrastructure.
  2. Institutional Capacity Strengthening.
  3. Sectoral Technical Assistance
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  4. Project Management Support

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Vision

“Provide access to safe drinking water for all citizens over the medium term (by 2020) with a particular emphasis on increasing the quality of service (in- creasing the proportion of people served through piped water connections to 60% (3 million people) (at present 45%) and tripling coverage by sewerage systems to 7%).”

Project Objectives

Project Objectives

There are several objectives of the project.


  • Provide safe pipe borne water to people in rural areas
  • Provide safe pipe borne drinking water to semi urban areas
  • Provide safe drinking water and sanitation facilities to people in estate sector in Nuwara Eliya district
  • Ensure safe sanitation facilities
  • Improve skills in rural water sector
  • Rehabilitate the identified rural water supply schemes
  • Construct septage treatment plants in project areas

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The Project Will Benefit

  • 7 Districts
  • 426000 People with improved water supply
  • 43000 Families with improved sanitation facilities

What's New

Ceremony of laying Foundation Stone for …

Opening Ceromony of Sornatota Divisional Secretariat Division in YatilaElla Water Supply Scheme, Badulla Distrct, was held on 28th May, 2020

One of the School Sanitation Project Han…

School Sanitation Project has been handed-over to Bandarawela Central College on 19th February 2020. Total Project Cost is Rs. 7.5 Million,and approximately 600 students benefit from this project.

Water Quality Testing of Community Manag…

A Programme to asses drinking water quality of community managed Water Supply Schemes has been started 06th January 2020 from Sewanagala DS division in Monaragala District.

Handing Over Ceremonies of RWSS's in Bad…

We are beginning of third year so far we have completed several projects and hand over to community for their uses, Recently Diyathalawa- Aluthwela RWSS, Uva Ben Head RWSS, Yalagamuwa...

Progress meeting of WaSSIP

Progress meeting of WaSSIP held on 18th October 2018 at Ministry of City Planning and Water Supply. Secretary (MCPWS), Additional Secretary (MCPWS), Director General (PHDT), Director General (DNCWS), Some directors...

Inauguration of Udakanda Water Supply Sh…

Udakanda Water Supply Project has been designed to provide safe drinking water to 400 Households in Balangoda GND of Balangoda DS division in Ratnapura District. “Arunalu” Community Based organization has...

Nagadeepa Rural Water Supply Scheme was …

Nagadeepa Rural Water Supply Scheme was commissioned on 14.11.2017 with the participation of World Bank Mission Team and Project Director. Although the scheme expected to be completed by 22 Jan...

Ceremony of laying Foundation Stone for …

Ceremony of laying Foundation Stone for the “Madampe” Rural Water Supply Scheme implemented by Water Supply and Sanitation Improvement Project was held on 02nd November 2017.

Ceremony of laying Foundation Stone for …

Ceremony of laying Foundation Stone for the “Pambahinna” Water Supply Scheme implemented by Water Supply and Sanitation Improvement Project at cost of Rs. 1020 Million with the financial assistance of...

Ongoing Projects

Parape Kanugolla Integrated Rural Water …

  Name Construction of Parape Kanugolla Integrated Rural Water Supply Scheme in Kegalle District Contract No MCPWS/WASSIP/Kegalle/Rambukkana/NEW/Parape/2017/85 Number of Households (HH) 725 Construction Start Date 24.04.2018 Scheduled Date of Completion 24.02.2019     

Miyanawita Rural Water Supply Scheme

Name Construction of Miyanawita Rural Water Supply Scheme in Kegalle District Contract No MCPWS/WASSIP/Kegalle/Deraniyagala/NEW/Miyanawita/2017/27 Number of Households (HH) 836 Construction Start Date 11.12.2017 Scheduled Date of Completion 14.10.2018         

Keerihena Rural Water Supply Scheme

Name Construction of Keerihena Rural Water Supply Scheme in Kegalle District Contract No MCPWS/WASSIP/Kegalle/Daraniyagala/NEW/Keerihena/2017/62 Number of Households (HH) 265 Construction Start Date 01.02.2018 Scheduled Date of Completion 29.11.2018                        

Galbokka Rural Water Supply Scheme

Name Construction Of Galbokka Rural Water Supply Scheme In Kegalle District Contract Name Contract No: MCPWS/WASSIP/Kegalle/Aranayaka/NEW/Galbokka/2017/81 Number of Households (HH) 755 Date Of Award 07.03.2019 Scheduled Date of Completion 07.01.2020 Physical Progress 59%     

Bulathkohupitiya Rural Water Supply Sche…

  Name   Construction of Bulathkohupitiya Rural Water Supply Scheme in Kegalle District Contract No   MCPWS/WaSSIP/Kegalle/Bulathkohupitiya/NEW/Bulathkohupitiya/2018/17 Number of Households (HH)   1687 Construction Start Date   19.02.2019 Scheduled Date of Completion   19.08.2020           

Uva Gamanupura Rural Water Supply Scheme

Name Construction Of UVA Gamunupura Water Supply Scheme In Badulla District Contract No MCPWS/WaSSIP/Badulla/Mahiyangana/NEW/Uva Gamunupura/2018/01 Number of Households (HH) 1200 as at 2016 Date Of Award 13.02.2018 Scheduled Date of Completion 17.05.2019 Physical Progress 95%  

Project Districts

Uva Gamanupura Rural Water Supply Scheme

Name

Construction Of UVA Gamunupura Water Supply Scheme In Badulla District

Contract No

MCPWS/WaSSIP/Badulla/Mahiyangana/NEW/Uva Gamunupura/2018/01

Number of Households (HH)

1200 as at 2016

Date Of Award

13.02.2018

Scheduled Date of Completion

17.05.2019

Physical Progress

95%

 

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Project Managment Unit

Water supply & sanitation improvement project,

No.230, Jubilee post, Nugegoda.

Mail: wassipsl@gmail.com

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