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Lesotho Water Week Seminar Challenges of urbanization for water and sanitation infrastructure Lehakoe Club Maseru, 5 th April 2011 by: E. M. Lesoma.

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1 Lesotho Water Week Seminar Challenges of urbanization for water and sanitation infrastructure Lehakoe Club Maseru, 5 th April 2011 by: E. M. Lesoma

2 2 Foundations & Building Blocks Being Put in Place Industrial Wastewater Management Policy, Water and Sanitation Policy, Water Act-2008, After-Care-Strategy, Interim Strategy for Water and Sanitation Sector, other laws establishing Government Agencies, etc. LHDA LOCAL GOVERNMENT AUTHORITIES OTHER GOVERNMENT INSTITUTIONS LHWC (LESOTHO) LMS DONOR COMMUNITY: TECHNICAL ASSISTANCES NGOs: (TRC, WORLD VISION, ETC.) PRIVATE SECTOR DWA WASC (WASA) COW LEWA MNR LWSU IMPLEMENT SECTOR BUDGET SUPPORT: Meet: Current and Future Needs (MDGs) NOW URGENTLY REQUIRED DRWS

3 INFORMATION FLOW CHART

4 Challenges Improving access to water supply: Clear rules for tariffs and connection fees allowing for free basic water to vulnerable households developed, tested and approved by the LEWA; 150 new public standpipes serving about 15,000 persons established for providing access to water in areas with low connection rates; and 6,000 new domestic connections installed serving about 30,000 persons. infrastructure expansion: connect is affordability.

5 Challenges Improving operating efficiencies: Clear policy and strategy for meter calibration and replacement developed and being implemented; UfW reduced to an average of 27% overall by March 2012; and Energy consumption reduced by 20% from M9.3m/annum in 2008/09 to M7.44m/annum in the 2011/12 financial year.

6 SBS PROGRAMME IMPLEMENTATION: Teams: agencies LESOTHO GOVERNMENT: delegated (decentralized) authority by EU to GoL : 1.MoFDP: sign financing agreement, donor coordination; GoL procurement procedures (assessment done by Pot for PFM); thresholds of contracts for: works, supplies, services, grant contracts, etc., 2.MNR: implementation: water sector agencies, reporting (M&E) (supervision and execution, etc.), Cooperation with donor community: 1.EU: procurement ?, ensures agreement is signed, 2.IRELAND, 3.EIB, 4.WORLD BANK and financiers, 5.ETC.,Other stakeholders: NGOs, etc.

7 Challenges Improve production capacity: Metolong Project: for Maseru, TY, Roma and Morija. The 3-Towns Project: Maputsoe, TY, and Roma, Urban and Peri-urban Project: rehabilitation of: 1.Mafeteng Scootvlei WTP (to 500m3/day); 2.Mafeteng WTP (to 2,000m3/day); 3.Botha-Bothe boreholes (to 2,600m3/day); and 4.Quthing WTP (to 1,500m3/day. Tikoe-Thetsane: intake structure at Caledon River, 20ML WTP, transmission main, gravity main. Total production capacity increased by 29.52ML/day by March 2012.

8 Expand sewerage network, and this will be achieved through: Focusing on the ongoing Maseru Wastewater Project, which includes: Refurbishment and upgrading of the Ratjomose WWTP; Construction of new WWTP at Agric College; Rehabilitation, infilling and extension of sewerage systems in the Ratjomose catchment area; Construction of new sewerage systems in the Agric College catchment area; Challenges urban sanitation services

9 Challenges for Urban Sanitation Expand sewerage network, and this will be achieved through: Focusing on the ongoing Maseru Wastewater Project, which includes: Construction of on-site disposal systems (VIPs) and conversion of existing VIP latrines into water borne systems. Rehabilitation and expansion of sewerage networks and treatment plants in Maputsoe, TY and Roma (3-Towns Project).

10 10 YEAR 2020 TOTAL: 1,264,065 106,831 193,251 95,357 613,678 75,659 52,216 44,253 82,820 LOWLANDS WATER SCHEME TARGETTED POPULATIONS

11 HOW TO IMPLEMENT THE SECTOR BUDGET SUPPORT: Financing Agreement N 0 21644 Legal and regulation: EDF-ACP Cotonou Agreement, Financial regulation of budget, Implementation rules of budget,

12 Financing Agreement N 0 21644: Sector Budget Support (SBS) and calendar: D isbursement is foreseen for 1 st ¼ of FY following joint review. Amounts in MFY 11/12FY 12/13FY 13/14TOTALPROPOTION Fixed tranche6.5 19.561% Variable tranche661238% Total SBS6.512.512.731.598% TA for monitoring and sector dialogue 0.10.20.10.41.3% Evaluation0.1 0.3% Total programme6.612.7 32100%

13 PARTNER COUNRYS CENTRAL BANK Foreign Exchange Reserves Treasury Account External Assistance Conditions for disbursement: (i)General Conditions (ii)Specific Conditions Budget implementation Through partner countrys Public Financial Management Tax & non tax revenues

14 Thank You: Comments !!! Questions !!!


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