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Macedonia : Bregalnica River Basin Management project.

Project Duration: 2011-2014

Project Amount: CHF 10 800 000, 11506503.60 US Dollar

Project Sector: Water sector, sanitation, environment

Project Status : Ongoing

Project Phase: Execution

Project Location : Macedonia

Project Description : As agreed between Switzerland and Greece during the set-up of the Swiss Enlargement Contribution, the two countries will implement projects, which are not located in Greece but in some kind favourable for Greece. Switzerland and Greece together with Macedonia identified the here proposed project for wastewater treatment in Gevgelija, a town located at the Greek border. The Gevgelija Wastewater Treatment Project aims at supporting a sustainable development of the Municipality of Gevgelija and at the improvement of the water quality in the river Vardar, which will enable safe irrigation downstream of the border with Greece, through the construction of a wastewater collector and a wastewater treatment plant (WWTP). Up to today, no wastewater treatment is being done in Gevgelija.

The project will also foster trans-boundary cooperation between Macedonia and Greece and will assist Macedonia in fulfilling the requirements of the EU water related directives and international treaties.

country :Swaziland

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Publication:Mena Report
Geographic Code:4EUGR
Date:Sep 5, 2013
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