Official title of the project

Regional solid waste management project - DUBOKO

Project information

Region / City
Cities
Uzice, Cacak, Pozega, Lucani, Cajetina, Ivanjica, Arilje, Bajina Basta,Kosjeri
Total budget of programme / project

13900000

Implementation period
2007. Jun - 2010. Jul
Expected results

The landfill site is located north-east of Užice, approximately 3.8 km along regional road 263/R Užice – Kosjerić, and approximately 2.5 km along local road through the hamlet of Lazovine. Duboko regional solid waste management scheme comprises 4 components:

  1. Construction of new regional sanitary landfill with access road and all ancillary buildings and facilities in Duboko (Užice municipality) for solid waste disposal of municipalities Užice, Čačak, Požega, Lučani, Čajetina, Ivanjica, Arilje, Bajina Bašta and Kosjerić;
  2. Erection of a waste separation line in Užice (Duboko);
  3. Closure, conservation and re-cultivation of the 9 existing waste dumps in municipalities Užice, Čačak, Požega, Lučani, Čajetina, Ivanjica, Arilje, Bajina Bašta and Kosjerić;
  4. Establishment of a 8 waste transfer stations in Čačak, Požega, Lučani, Čajetina, Ivanjica, Arilje, Bajina Bašta and Kosjerić;
  5. Supply of long-haul vehicles.
Beneficiary

Municipalities Užice, Čačak, Požega, Lučani, Čajetina, Ivanjica, Arilje, Bajina Bašta and Kosjerić.

Partners

EU, EBRD, Environmental protection Fund, SIDA, municipalities Užice, Čačak, Požega, Lučani, Čajetina, Ivanjica, Arilje, Bajina Bašta and Kosjerić

Summary of the project

Užice, Čačak, Požega, Lučani, Čajetina, Ivanjica, Arilje, Bajina Bašta and Kosjerić are located in the central part of the Republic of Serbia. The region is one of the developed industrial areas in Serbia. The municipalities have requested assistance from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), the European Union and the Republic Environmental Protection Fund in the development and fi nancing of a regional solid waste management project. The regional solid waste management project would include the following components:

  • Nine municipalities with around 374.000 inhabitants altogether;
  • 8 transfer stations (Čačak, Ivanjica, Lučani, Arilje, Požega, Kosjerić, Bajina Bašta and Čajetina) with necessary equipment;
  • Transport system for transferring waste from the transfer stations to the landfi ll (fi ve long haul trucks of substantial capacity), vehicles and equipment for receiving, separation and waste disposal;
  • Facilities for waste selection and classifi cation;
  • Sanitary landfi ll for disposal of communal waste - with lifetime estimated to be 15 years (Access road, landfi ll infrastructure, landfi ll body);
  • Closure of the existing landfi lls;
  • Construction works started at July 2008.

Fact sheet - SR
Fact sheet - EN

Programme/Project objectives

The existing dumpsites lack capacity for further waste disposal and they include no sanitary measures. Therefore, Duboko scheme defi nes the following goals:

  • Provision of reliable and safe communal waste collection and disposal and overall waste management practices for the municipalities;
  • Creating conditions for overall improvement of solid waste management in municipalities;
  • Signifi cant improvement of the overall environmental status in the region;
  • Reduction/elimination of the existing risks to public health in the municipalities involved.

Specific objectives

  1. Rehabilitation and extension of the Water Treatment Plant (WTP) Component A / Amount: € 6.100.000
  2. Water supply transfer and upgrade of the water supply distribution Component B / Amount: € 6.900.000 Transmission Line to Ćićevac Transmission Line to Varvarin plus Varvarin reservoir Distribution system O 500 Civil works reservoir Lipovac
  3. Other elements Component C / Amount: 950.000