Members of Sector Regional Commissions (SRC) in the field of Water Supply and Sanitation (WSS) and Solid Waste Management (SWM) from Centre Development Region took part on 16-20 July 2018 in a study visit in the Centre Region of Romania. The delegation composed of SRC members and specialists of technical support group visited several sites related to WSS and SWM fields and other successful projects implemented in the Centre Region of Romania.
On 17 July aspects on solid waste management and water supply and sewage systems in Sibiu were brought into discussions at the Environmental Protection Agency and Municipal Council of Sibiu.
The second day was dedicated to Alba County. The participants together with representatives of Alba County Council discussed the activities carried out by the public on efficient energy consumption and waste management applied at the Integrated Waste Management Centre from Galda de Jos commune. Also, jointly with the specialists of the SC Apa CCTA operator the data on the construction and operation of water supply systems were analysed.
On 19 July, the third day of the study visit to Romania, participants from the Republic of Moldova saw on the spot the investments in the Mures County for the AQUASERV water operator from Tirgu Mures and the Integrated Waste Management Centre from Sanpaul commune.
On 20 July, on the way back home, a visit was made to Apa Brasov Company, the regional WSS operator.
The Study visit Centre Region of Romania was organised with the support of ‘Modernization of Local Public Services in the Republic of Moldova’ (MLPS) project, implemented by the German Development Cooperation through GIZ and in partnership with Centre regional Development Agency from Romania. The activity is foreseen as part of Activity Plan for 2018 of the Regional Sector Commissions in the WSS and SWM fields.
The project ‘Modernization of Local Public Services in the Republic of Moldova’ (MLPS) is implemented by the German Development Cooperation through GIZ in partnership with the Ministry of Agriculture, Regional Development and Environment and is financially supported by the German Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), the European Union, the Romanian Government, the Swedish Government and the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC).