Water supply and waste water treatment facilities

  • Approval date

    21 November 2019

  • Borrower

    Republic of Serbia

  • Country


  • Loan size

    € 200 000 000

  • Line of action

    Sustainable and inclusive growth
    Climate action: developing adaptation and mitigation measures

  • Status

    In progress

A €200 million Programme loan will part-finance the partial rehabilitation and the implementation of priority measures to protect water quality and reduce water losses in approximately 60 municipal water supply systems throughout Serbia, as well as the construction of several wastewater treatment plants and related sanitation networks.

Final beneficiaries will be approximately 2 million inhabitants throughout 60 municipalities of the Republic of Serbia, who will benefit from improvements in the quality of drinking water and its distribution, as well as a decrease in water pollution and increase in climate change resilience of the water and sanitation services.

Environmental aspects

The CEB classified the project as category “A” since it required an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) according to applicable national law. 

Serbia: CEB approves €240 million to support protection of the environment

Press release 27 November 2019