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Water Resources Management Programme V - Implementation of the wastewater networks in Southwest Amman

Project details
Donor organisation: 
Associated enterprises: 
Water & Sanitation
Project volume: 
1,388,125 €
Value of services: 
360,913 €
Start of project: 
September, 2021
End of project: 
December, 2025
Project background: 

To face several of the challenges such as substantive changes in the regional geopolitical situation, the ongoing risks and threats to Jordan’s renewable water resources, a growing population and an expanding economy that is water and energy dependent and highly vulnerable to risk, the German bilateral cooperation, with KfW Development Bank and the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) are providing finance to the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan (GoJ) for the improvement of the sewage system of Southwest area of Amman under the “Water Resources Management Program V”.

The project is implemented together with the JV partner GOPA Jordan LLC, a 100% subsidiary of GOPA Infra.


Service description: 
  • Carry out of conceptual design for packages 1, 2.
  • Elaboration of Environmental and Social Impact Assessments (ESIA), preparation of Environmental and Social Management Plan (ESMP), and the grievance procedure as well as preparation of ESMFs and ESMPs for future phases; and elaboration of a brief climate check;
  • Carrying out a financial analysis including sensitivity analysis (dynamic prime cost calculation);
  • Carry out of final design and tender documents for packages 1 - 2;
  • Revised existing design and subsequently the tender documents for package 3;
  • Elaboration of selection criteria and list of priority measures for packages 1, 2 and 3 incl. trunk main;
  • Assistance to PEA in tendering and contracting those priority measures;
  • Construction supervision;
  • Assistance to PEA during Defects Notification Period (DNP);
  • Support in ensuring the highest occupational health and safety standards; and
  • Support in other project-implementing issues.

The objective of the project is to improve the health and hygienic standard of urban districts of Southwest Amman by extending the sewer system (and connect it to the main collectors) ensuring a safe disposal of wastewater.

The rationale behind the project is to provide an extension the sewerage to cover all development within the catchment areas and provide adequate wastewater treatment in accordance with Jordanian practice and regulations in Amman.

Collected and treated wastewater will be available for irrigation and contribute to the save the scare water resource for drinking water.

The current situation of the sewerage in the project area is characterised by:

  • Poor condition of existing sewers in some areas;
  • Overcharged trunk sewers; and
  • Poor connection rate in parts of the town.

In consequence, it will contribute to improve the living conditions of the population, to use more reclaimed wastewater for irrigation and furthermore to a more sustainable development of the districts of Southwest Amman. The project will furthermore improve the performance and efficiency of wastewater systems and enhance the capacity of utility Miyahuna.