Official title of the project

Leskovac Waste Water Collection and Treatment project

Project information

Region / City
Cities
Leskovac
Total budget of programme / project

23839000

Implementation period
2011. May - 2013. Apr
Expected results

Introduction of adequate wastewater collection, treatment and disposal system for around 85.000 inhabitants;

Beneficiary

Municipalities Valjevo, Lazarevac, Ub, Mionica and Lajkovac

Partners

EUD/ORIO, Municipality Leskovac and Government of the Republic of Serbia – Environmental Protection Fund

Summary of the project

  • Introduction of adequate wastewater collection, treatment and disposal system for around 85.000 inhabitants;
  • Collection, transfer, treatment and disposal of pre-treated industrial effluents for major industries;
  • Significant improvement of the quality of life with many indirect impacts, improved sanitation and reduced risks to public health;
  • Protection of surface and groundwater resources;
  • Provide compliance with short-term policy objectives (2005-2009) in accordance with the NES;
  • Ensure implementation of a priority project in accordance with the NEAP;
  • Trigger pre-treatment activities of the major polluting industries;
  • Making a major step towards complying with the EU-s Wastewater Directive;

Fact sheet - SR
Fact sheet - EN

Programme/Project objectives

  1. Construction of a WWTP (First phase of 86.000 PE) for communal and pre-treated industrial wastewaters prior to discharge into the South Morava River.
  2. Extension of sanitary sewerage collection network (88 km) in the suburbs and rural settlements with 20.000 inhabitants to connect;
  3. Extension of water supply system (23 km) to the settlements in the north of Leskovac (12.000 inhabitants)
  4. Embedding in documented development strategies: National Strategy X; Regional Strategy X; Local Strategy X; Urban Master Plan X