“In 2023, the construction of the first factory for the processing of waste water, out of a total of five planned in Belgrade, will begin”, announced the Minister of Construction, Transport and Infrastructure Goran Vesić. As part of the “Clean Serbia” project, another 500 million euros will be provided for sewage projects and wastewater treatment plants.
The Minister of Construction, Transport and Infrastructure, Goran Vesić, expressed his satisfaction that this ministry is dealing with the “Clean Serbia” project.
“I am very happy that the ministry is dealing with the project “Clean Serbia”, 3.5 billion euros for the construction of around five million meters of sewage in more than 70 municipalities, as well as for waste water plants,” said Vesić and added that these projects will provide sewage for about 2.5 million people in the country.
The minister stated that within the “Clean Serbia” project, another 500 million euros will be provided for sewerage projects and wastewater treatment plants in more than 20 additional municipalities, and that this year the first phase of the construction of a wastewater treatment plant project will finally be launched. water in Veliko Selo. “It is the first factory for processing waste water in Beobrad, which does not have any such factory, and we need five factories, we have five of the independent sewage system and in Velokm Selo will be the largest, covering around 1.3 million people,” said Vesić.
The minister explained that a large number of spills into the Sava and Danube will be eliminated by the construction of the aforementioned plant. According to estimates presented by the minister, the volume of feces of 60,000 Olympic swimming pools is spilled annually.
“It is a historic investment for Belgrade, and I believe that the construction of the second largest wastewater treatment plant in Batajnica, which involves the construction of sewerage for Batajnica and the surrounding villages, Altina, Surčin and others, will be started, worth around 200 million euros. “two factories will solve more than 90 percent of all sewage problems in Belgrade. It is necessary to build an additional plant in Vinča, and factories for processing waste water in Ostružnica, Lazarevac and Obrenovac remain to be built,” said Vesić.
About 280 million euros will be needed for the first phase of the factory’s construction, while the second phase, which is being negotiated with partners from France and the EU, will need between 400 and 650 million euros.
“The support provided by the German Development Bank, the Council of Europe and the EU in the construction of these projects is very significant. Within the “Clean Serbia” project, another 500 million euros will be provided for sewerage projects and waste water treatment plants in more than 20 additional municipalities,” stated Minister Goran Vesić.