Kardzhali will reconstruct the water infrastructure with funds under OPE

The Minister of Environment and Water Neno Dimov and Eng. Slavcho Slavkov, manager of Water Supply and Sewerage Ltd. - Kardzhali, have signed a contract for the completion and reconstruction of the water supply system and sewerage networks. The total investment is over BGN 67.8 million. The Operational Programme Environment 2014-2020 (OPE) provides a grant of over BGN 49.8 million.

The implementation of the project will eliminate the main shortcomings and problems identified in the water supply system in the territory served by the water supply and sewerage company. Activities include the reconstruction and modernization of a drinking water treatment plant in the village of Enchets, the reconstruction of Borovitsa's a main water supply system. The sewerage network is planned to be completed and reconstructed in three neighborhoods in Kardzhali.

With the successful implementation of the project, more than 63,000 residents will have access to improved water supply. The loss of water in the water supply network in the separate territory will be reduced by over 7%.

The project implementation period is 49 months.