Lead partner country:

PRIORITY 2 - Improving the quality of life

Extension of the cross-border sewage treatment system in drainage area of the river Bug (Western)

Lead PartnerTown Commune of Hajnówka (Poland)

Partnership Poleski Agro-Ecological Institute of National Academy of Belarusian Sciences (Belarus)
unicipal Unitary Multiple Productive Enterprise of Communal-Housing Economy “Kamienieckie ŻKCh" (Belarus)

Total budget3 970 198,88 €

Programme Contribution3 573 178,99 €

Duration24 months

Measure2.1. Natural environment protection in the borderland

Project ref. numberIPBU.02.01.00-20-616/11

The project area is situated in drainage area of the river Bug (Western) and the Partner cities are connected with the river Leśna, which is receiver of the sewage treatment products. So, there is a need of co-operation and co-ordination of investment policies for maintaining or even increase of cleanness level of river Leśna. The Project brings the reaction to problem of incompatibility of sanitary infrastructure to real weight of pollution loads and lack of integrated environment protection system in Polish – Belarusian borderland.

The key to change the Present situation will be brought with strategic approach to sustainable environment and protection infrastructure management. Co-ordination of investment policy, realization of key cross-border projects, education means, exchange of experiences, know – how sharing and promotion of modern sustainable management solutions will bring synergy and real ecological benefits to whole borderland.



Magdalena Chirko
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