“Regional Master Plans for WaterSupply and Waste Water - Bulgaria” Louisa Babikyan “Egis Bulgaria” EAD YWP – Sofia,2012
Outlines • General overview • Master plans • Stakeholders • Water & Waste Water • GIS database • Master Plans all over the world • Conclusions
General overview Background •Centralized system in the Water sector •Before accession to the EU - few investments January, 2007 – Bulgaria joined the EU •2009 – changes in Water Act , water association, Master Plans preparation •Master plan is…? •Municipal Infrastructure Development Project
Master Plans• Designated territories – 51 for the whole country• Existing situation analysis and future projections• Short, medium and long - term investment program
Stakeholders Table 1:Institutions related with approval of the Master Plans Coordinate Coordinate River Basin d with d with Final Master Directorate for (according (according Master Designated Plan N the relevant to clause to clause Plans territory endorsed designated 198, item 198, item endorsed by: territory “j” of the “j” of the by: Water Act) Water Act) Each designated Regional territory Developme Water Supply River Basin WSS nt Council; and Sewerage MOEW MRDPW Directorate Association Regional Operator Developme nt Council-
Water and Waste Water• Directive 2000/60/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council for establishing a framework for Community action in the field of water policy (Water Framework Directive)• Directive 91/271/EEC (Urban Waste Water Directive) and the Bulgarian legislation
GIS databaseOne of the components in the Master plans is development ofGIS database for all water supply and sewerage facilities.
Master Plans all over the worldPhilippines – Master plan for flood controlThe World Bank extended a 1.5 million U.S. dollars grant to thePhilippines to finance the formulation of a flood control master plan.Mumbai sewerage master plan integrates slum sanitationA team of consultants completed the master plan studies for the cityof Mumbai sewerage system in June 2002.The studies included financial and economic modeling, phasing ofcapital investments and environmental impact statement.
Conclusions• On 8th of December 2011, three contracts were signed• Master plans should facilitate the preparation of the new investment strategies for the years ahead.• This study will provide the means for the identification of projects for rehabilitation of existing facilities and construction of new ones
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