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Dec 5, 2012


The third construction contract on the project for integrated water cycle was officially signed by the Mayor of Vratza Municipality engineer Nikolay Ivanov and Mr. Milko Milkov – representative of “Postroyengineering” Ltd., the company who won the contract for stage 2. The contract value is MBGN 21, 4 and it is funded by Operational Programme “Environment 2007 – 2013”.

“Extremely serious effort, which Vratza Municipality have made this year have crown in results. It was not easy to get here, but I hope, that the difficulties are behind us now”- said during the ceremony engineer Nikolay Ivanov and thanked to those, who made effort for the successful realization of the project. “By signing this contract, the project for reconstruction of water supply and sewerage network and its extension and reconstruction of the WWTP, gets move in development, which will be crucial for its implementation. Forthcoming is the not easy part – actual implementation of the construction, which will also be very engaging”- said engineer Ivanov. He thanked to MOEW for the assistance and support during the whole process.

“By signing this contract, the integrated project for water cycle of Vratza goes into an irreversible phase - hereafter remains only construction. This project was accompanied by many difficulties. It came a long way with complications with many challenges that no other project has seen so far. We, from the Ministry of Environment and Water, will continue to be with you and will support the implementation of the project” said Spiridon Aleksandrov representative of the Managing Authority of Operational Programme “Environment”.

The contract for phase 2 provides renovation of about 32 km water supply network in Vratza, including part of the highway water-main of Mezdra city, reconstruction of sewage facilities and renovation of secondary sewerage network in Vratza and also a construction of approximately 17 km new secondary sewerage network in the town of Vratza, including the district Bistrets, where it will be build a sewage pumping station. The period for implementation is 28 months, including 16 months of construction and 12 – to remove defects.

The signing ceremony was attended by the Deputy Mayors of Vratsa, Krasimira Georgieva and Angel Valchev, the manager of Water supply Ltd. Vratza – Angel Prestroyski , who also expressed satisfaction in reaching this stage of the project, project engineer Joao Pereira- responsible for implementation of all construction activities, technical assistance representatives and other contractors involved in the project, and Mariana Rasheva engineer – Director of the Project implementation unit and the team experts to it.