Watersupply/Wastewater in Municipality of Berane

Work visit - Berane

Work visit - Berane

On November 30, 2018, the representatives of the Directorate of Public Works and project manager of the Berane municipality, Maja Pešić, paid a working visit to the locations where the project "Improvement of the water supply system, construction of sewage network and wastewater treatment plants" was being implemented.

The project implements the following activities:


  • design and construction of wastewater treatment plants;

  • the construction of a plateau with the aim of raising the plant to a level that does not affect the stream of the Lim River;

  • construction of access road to the plant and regulation of the river Makva;

  • construction of the Dapsići chlorinating station in Dapsići;

  • construction of tank "Jasikovac" with a capacity of 1200 m3;

  • reconstruction and construction of the pump station "Grad";

reconstruction of the Salach chlorinating and interrupting chamber

The main objective of the project is to protect Montenegrin water resources by improving the integrated wastewater management system. This project will significantly influence the protection and respect of the environment and natural resources of Montenegro as a potential for future sustainable social and economic development. The successful implementation of the project will increase the living standard of the inhabitants of the Berane municipality, as well as the level of preservation of natural resources and the environment, as emphasized by the representatives of the relevant institutions.

It is planned that all works that are the subject of the contract Improvement of the water supply system, will be completed by the end of 2018. The deadline for completion of the reconstruction and construction of the sewage network, as well as the construction of a wastewater treatment plant, including trial work, will be completed in the first half of 2019.

The total value of the projects is 12 million Euros, of which 85% is financed from the IPA funds of the European Union.

The projects are defined in the Multi-Annual Operational Program "Regional Development" 2012-2013, from the Instrument for Pre-Accession Assistance (IPA) under Component III "Regional Development", as well as in the Financing Agreement signed between the Government of Montenegro and the European Commission in December 2014.