Government of Zambia planned to develop Western Province Water Supply and Sanitation System Project in Western Province of Zambia. AVIC International Holdings Ltd and China Railway Construction Engineering Group Co Ltd were construction contractors. AVIC was awarded on Oct 12 2020, China Railway Construction Engineering Group Co Ltd was awarded on July 29 2020 and the contract value was US$ 17.8 million. The project involved the construction of 10 water reticulation schemes and 1231 boreholes. This project was expected to improve the water supply in the province.