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Invest in environmentally-friendly sanitation and wastewater treatment, appropriate operation and maintenance.

Bulgaria is implementing Operational Programme Environment 2007 – 2013 (OPE). This programme will set strategic objectives and priorities in the environment sector in Bulgaria. One of the main priorities of the programme is the improvement and development of water and wastewater infrastructure.

Progress reports:


This action is listed as "In Progress". There are 88 projects related to this action, of which 7 have been completed and 81 are in the process of being implemented.


To be submitted.

Challenges and lessons learned:

Delays, the complexity of the projects, and the lengthy preparation time required for the projects were cited as the main challenges in completing this action. Insufficient local administrative capacity for the management of the projects was also described as an obstacle of concern.

Links for Bulgaria:

Download the full text of Bulgaria's action as part of AWA: ENG

Download Bulgaria's 2013 progress report: ENG

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