Official title of the project

Water treatment plant in Indjija and replacement of well pumps

Project information

Region / City
Cities
Indjija
Total budget of programme / project

7652100

Implementation period
2007. Jul - 2008. Jul
Expected results

The overall objective of the project was to provide potable water for the inhabitants and to contribute to the local economic development of the municipality.

Beneficiary

Municipality of Inđija

Partners

EU, Municipality of Inđija, Vojvodina Capital Investment Fund, NIP

Summary of the project

  • To provide additional water sources capacity in order to ensure more reliable and stable water supply and enable connection of new consumers (in Čortanovci, Ljukovo, Jarkovci);
  • Provision of the Water Distribution Network for villages Ljukovo and Jarkovci and connection to central water supply system in Inđia;
  • To improve overall water supply level of service and provide adequate potable water quality for all residents connected to the central water supply system in Inđija;
  • Transmission main Beška-Čortanovci to transfer potable water to settlement Čortanovci;
  • Construction of the 7 new wells: 4 in Inđija, one in Maradik, one in Beška and one in Novi Karlovci.

Programme/Project objectives

The municipality of Inđija is located in Serbia, Vojvodina province, the district of Srem. Water quality analysis of water in the existing water wells in Inđija indicated that some of chemical parameters fail to comply with the current Serbian potable water standards (primarily increased concentrations of iron, NH3 and NO3, but in some wells arsenic was also identified). The overall objective of the project was to provide potable water for the inhabitants and to contribute to the local economic development of the municipality.

Specific objectives

The specific objectives of the project were:

  • Provision of the potable water according to Serbian and international standards;
  • Increasing the attractiveness of the region as a location for investments, leading to increased volumes of investments in services and production;
  • Increasing levels of foreign trade activities based in region;
  • Increased tourism related income in the region.

The raw water at the water intake in Inđija exceeded acceptable values of some physical and chemical parameters set by the Rulebook on hygienic correctness of water. The water contained increased concentration of ammonia, nitrites and iron. Through building the Potable Water Conditioning Plant - the Water factory, the Municipality of Inđija provided their inhabitants with potable water of acceptable quality in line with the EU standards.