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Jun 29, 2012

MINISTER NONA KARADZHOVA SIGNS A CONTRACT FOR INFRASTRUCTURE OF WATER SUPPLY AND SEWERAGE NETWORK IN BLAGOEVGRAD

Minister of the environment and water Nona Karadzhova and the Mayor of Blagoevgrad Atanas Kambitov signed a contract for financial aid for reconstruction of the city’s Waste water treatment plant and building of sewerage system and water supply system on boulevard “Peyo Yavorov”. The project will cost over 7 million BGN and it is funded by Operational programme “Environment 2007 – 2013”.

On the signing ceremony Minister Nona Karadjova emphasized the importance of the project, noting that through its implementation will be resolved some of the serious problems of the city, “Building new infrastructure is an investment of the municipality for generations to come, which will promote economic and social cohesion in the region and will improve the quality of living”.

 

During the implementation of the project facilities for tertiary treatment to remove nitrogen and phosphorus in the statutory limits it is planed to be built. Modern facilities suitable for stabilizations of sediments, which are obtained in the purification process, to avoid uncontrolled odors will be constructed as well. With the newly built approximately 6km. water and sewage facilities losses of water will be reduced and the share of population connected to sewage system of the municipality will be increased.

 

“By construction of water facilities and reconstruction of the plant pollution of the river Struma, which being a border river will be prevented. This will ensure healthy and favorable environment for the population and will will increase the competitiveness in the city as a result of which it will attract further investments in the municipality. With the implementation of this project the investments in Blagoevgrad within Operational Programme “Environment” will reach 43 million leva” added Minister Karadhzova.

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