EU funding for sewerage in Drava River basin in Maribor
Government Office for Development and European Cohesion Policy has issued a financial support decision for the project “Collection and treatment in the Drava River basin – Urban Municipality of Maribor”. The project worth EUR 11 million will be implemented by the Urban Municipality of Maribor and will receive nearly EUR 4.3 million of European Regional Development Fund support.
The project is part of the Development Agreement for the Podravje development region. The project seeks to reduce waste emissions into water and thus improve water quality.
The project will result in the establishment of a good 24-kilometre-long sewerage network,10 pumping stations and over 3,500 inhabitants being additionally connected to the public sewerage network with appropriate wastewater treatment.