Kubota Construction Received an Order from the Kingdom of Cambodia for “The Project for Expansion of Water Supply System in Svay Rieng”
January 11, 2024
Kubota Construction Co., Ltd. (a wholly owned subsidiary of Kubota Corporation; Head Office: Naniwa-ku, Osaka, Japan; President and Representative Director: Mutsuo Uchida) received an order from the Kingdom of Cambodia for a water supply expansion in Svay Rieng, the capital of Svay Rieng Province in southern Cambodia.
This project is part of the grant aid* agreement signed between the Japanese government and the Cambodian government in March 2022.
Kubota Construction will work on this project while making best use of their accumulated technology and expertise in construction of water supply facilities in the country in order to contribute to a stable supply of safe water to the citizens of Svay Rieng and an improvement in their living environment.
1. Background and Objectives
- The Cambodian government has been developing water supply facilities in provincial cities with the goal of securing access to safe water for the entire population of urban areas by 2025. Since 2007, the Japanese government has been providing major provincial cities with technical cooperation and other assistance for water supply improvement.
- Svay Rieng City lacks the capacity to supply water for its population, and the coverage ratio of water supply in the urban area was still 48.9% (as of 2019). Residents who cannot access water supply obtain water from a home-use well and rainwater, and the expansion of water supply facilities is an urgent issue for improvement of the public health environment such as water quality and better convenience.
- With this project, which is to construct a water intake facility, conveyance pipes, a water treatment plant,and a water transmission and distribution piping network in Svay Rieng City, the coverage ratio of water supply in the urban area of Svay Rieng City is expected to improve to about 86.7%.
2. Project Outline
|The Project for Expansion of Water Supply System in Svay Rieng
|The Ministry of Industry, Science, Technology & Innovation (MISTI), the Kingdom of Cambodia
|Time for completion
|23 months (January 2024 to December 2025, planned)
|Overview of work
|Approx. 2.88 billion yen
- Grant aid
Financial assistance that provides funds for a developing country to help them develop and improve facilities necessary for economic and social development.