Iskra Mihaylova, Minister of the Environment and Water and Akif Akif, Mayor
of Momchilgrad, participated in a groundbreaking ceremony for the
reconstruction, upgrading and completion of the water supply and sewerage
system of Momchilgrad. The water cycle starts from the municipal park and should be completed by
the end of next year.
The Project "Reconstruction, upgrading and completion of the water
supply and sewerage system and construction of a city wastewater treatment
plant in the town of Momchilgrad" under Procedure Ref. BG161PO005/10/1.11/02/16 "Improvement and development of
water and wastewater infrastructure for agglomerations with over 10 000
population equivalent" of Operational
Pogramme Environment 2007 - 2013, Priority Axis 1 will be completed at the end
of 2014 г. This is the largest project handled by the Momchilgrad Municipality so far:
for upgrading and completion of the water supply and sewerage system in the town, for building a wastewater treatment plant worth approximately BGN 25 million. The grant from the EU Cohesion
Fund will be in the amount of BGN 19 868 000. The
funding from the national budget will be BGN 4 967 000. Some 3% will be funded by Momchilgrad
The project plan is to build a new sewerage system with a length of 5,494 km, to reconstruct 15,3 km of sewers and 13,303 km of water supply pipelines and to build a waste water treatment plant.