Six projects that aim to facilitate the population’s access to drinking water in Romania will get total funds of EUR 129 million from EU’s Cohesion Fund.
About EUR 15.7 million will be used to improve the wastewater treatment system in Bacau County, in the east of Romania. Another EUR 8.6 million will go to a project that aims to improve the access to clean water for more than 155,000 inhabitants in the Bistrita-Nasaud county, in Northern Romania.
Some EUR 17.4 million will be used to connect some 380,000 people to a modern water distribution and sewerage network in the Brasov county. Over 110,000 people in the Valea Jiului mining area, Hunedoara county, will also be connected to a modern water distribution and sewerage network, with EUR 60.7 million funds.
Some EUR 8.2 million will go for the environment protection and better water quality in the Tulcea county, near the Danube Delta, and EUR 18.5 million will be used to extend the drinking water infrastructure in the Valcea county.