EIB signs € 2.1 million EU grant with Bosnia to improve water infrastructure in Jajce, Zvornik

SARAJEVO (Bosnia and Herzegovina), April 21 (SeeNews) – The European Investment Bank (EIB) has announced that it has signed a European Union grant of 2.1 million euros ($ 2.5 million) with Bosnia, intended to finance the construction of wastewater and drinking water. water systems in the towns of Jajce and Zvornik.

The aim of the project is to protect people and the environment from water pollution and to provide water to some 93,000 people by increasing the capacity of water wells and reducing water loss. , the EIB said in a press release on Tuesday.

The Bosnian government has said that 1.5 million euros of the EU grant will be allocated to Jajce and 595,000 euros to Zvornik.

The proceeds for Jajce will be used for construction and investments in the water supply system on the right bank of the Vrbas river, as well as to reduce water losses in the existing water supply system in Resnik. . The project also provides for the construction of seven small wastewater treatment plants in Jajce.

The Zvornik part of the project involves the construction of a sewage treatment plant and a water supply system in the municipality.

Bosnia comprises two autonomous entities, the Federation and the Serbian Republic. Jajce is located in the Federation, while Zvornik is located in the Serbian Republic.

($ = 0.83325 euro)

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