Improved sanitation for people and the environment in Costa Rica

Water supply & sanitation
Costa Rica
COUNTRIES
Costa Rica
DATES
21/07/2017 - 21/07/2022
TOTAL BUDGET
€ 121 470 000
TOTAL LAIF CONTRIBUTION
€ 3 670 000
SECTOR
Water supply & sanitation
TYPES OF SUPPORT
Technical Assistance
CITIES / PROVINCES
Palmares, Jaco, Quepos, Golfito, Sardinal/El Coco
DESCRIPTION

This program aims at financing priority wastewater projects in selected cities in Costa Rica. LAIF contributes with preparatory studies that will close a significant information gap and allow investments in improved wastewater infrastructure. The objective is to improve the environmental conditions and to create positive impacts in public health.

RESULTS
  • Preparatory studies and final design documentation.
  • New or rehabilitated sewer pipes: 169 km.

  • Wastewater treatment capacity: 59 900 m3/d.

  • Population benefiting from improved sanitation services: 49 900 households.

  • Wastewater treated: 162 600 population equivalent.

LEAD FINANCING PARTNER
CO-FINANCING PARTNERS
CONTRIBUTION TO SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS
CRIS REFERENCE
DCI-LA/2017/385-147