New water treatment plants for the water of Sofia

Automation & RoboticsNewsSouth-East European INDUSTRIAL Мarket - issue 2/2011

Two new water treatment plants will process the water for the capital of Bulgaria. The facilities are located near the villages of Mala Tsarkva and Pasarel, and their construction was financed under the ISPA programme. Clean Waters Consortium – 2009 was the project contractor. The Mala Tsarkva water treatment plant mechanically purifies water from the Beli Iskar dam and will serve about 250, 000 inhabitants of the districts of Sofia Municipality: Bistritsa, Zhelznitsa, Pancharevo, Kokalyane, Plana, etc. Drinking water will be provided to Samokov and other settlements in the municipality through the Rila water-main. Full treatment of the drinking water from the Iskar dam will be made in the unit at Pasarel. The investment in the water cycle of Sofia amounts to BGN 110 mln.