Aitape Water Supply Project


 Project Information Sheet

(A Government of Papua New Guinea PIP Initiative)

      Project Particulars


Project Name:

Aitape Town Water Supply

Implementation Agency:

Water PNG Ltd (formerly PNG Waterboard)

Project Location:

Sandaun Province, Momase Region, Papua New Guinea

Base Population:


Design Population:


Project Sponsor

Government  of Papua New Guinea


Project Description:


*The proposed water supply project is to cover Aitape District Town. It is part of the Vision 2050 to provide safe drinking water to all District Towns in Papua New Guinea

*A detailed feasibility study has been conducted and groundwater source has been identified for the water supply system.

*The Detailed Design Stage is now completed, including the Environmental Baseline Study (BES). Aitape WS is ready for Construction in 2015, pending availability of funds.

*A detailed groundwater investigation is completed – awaiting the report. The outcome of the report should then direct us in drilling bores as the source.