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EU provides 35 mln euro for improving water network in Bulgaria’s Vratsa

EU provides 35 mln euro for improving water network in Bulgaria’s Vratsa Author: ProCone. License: All rights reserved.

SOFIA (Bulgaria), September 25 (SeeNews) - The European Commission said on Monday it is providing 35 million euro ($41.6 million) to Bulgaria to improve the waste and drinking water network in the city of Vratsa, in the country’s poorest northwestern region.

“With this investment, the urban area's 111,600 inhabitants will be connected to a modern water distribution system while the upgrading works will result in a considerable decrease in water losses,” the Commission said in a statement.

The project also involves the renovation of a wastewater treatment plant, according to the statement.

($= 0.8418 euro)

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