Wastewater Collection and Treatment Project Casta
The municipality of Casta is located in the southwest of the country, in the region of Bratislavsky Kraj and, despite its proximity to the capital Bratislava, lags behind in relation to the quality of waste water collection and treatment. Only about 60% of the population live in houses that are connected to a public sewage system, which is a very low figure compared to the average in the EU-15 (84.4%). The project aims to provide an adapted and affordable waste water collection and treatment infrastructure and to improve the quality of the underground and surface waters in the region.
Thema / Schwerpunktbereich
Umwelt und Infrastruktur
The direct beneficiary is the municipality of Casta as owner of the waste water collection system and of the waste water treatment plant). The indirect beneficiaries are the 2'205 inhabitants of the municipality, of which about 85% shall be connected by the end of project implementation (2016) to the waste water collection and treatment system. These include domestic customers as well as small commercial enterprises and public institutions (e.g. schools, medical centre).
The overall project objective is to contribute to a sustainable socio-economic development in the municipality of Casta by improving their capacity to provide good quality public services and increasing the awareness of the population for environmental issues. In particular, the project will provide an adapted and affordable waste water collection and treatment infrastructure and improve the quality of the underground and surface waters in the region.
The goal of the project is to improve the municipality’s capacities by implementing adapted and affordable wastewater collection and treatment infrastructure. Besides these technical issues, the project shall also achieve socio-economic and environmental objectives.
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