The anticipated outcome of the Vieux Fort Water Supply Redevelopment Project is improved efficiency, reliability, climate resilience and sustainability of the supply of potable water in Vieux Fort and its environs by 31 December 2023.
The Government of Saint Lucia (GOSL) has received financing from the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) towards the cost of implementing the Vieux Fort Water Supply Redevelopment Project in Saint Lucia. The total project cost is XCD 83,894,000.00 / USD 31,072,000.00.
The Water and Sewerage Company (WASCO) Inc. is the GOSL’s implementing agency, also responsible for managing, monitoring and evaluating project activities.
The Project, which commenced in May 2016, is at an advanced stage of implementation. The estimated end date for the implementation of infrastructure works is June 2022, while all other project activities are expected to be complete by December 2022.
The Project was first approved by the CDB in 2014. In November 2020, the CDB granted approval for a revision of the project scope and for an additional loan to the GOSL to cover the cost of the additional project components included in the revised scope. The revised project comprises the following components: