OP „Environment“

OP „Environment“

That is the second largest operational programme. Funds will be distributed for projects including building of drinking water and sewage water treatment infrastructure, waste treatment infrastructure, preservation and restoration of biodiversity. It will be funded by the Cohesion Fund and the European Fund for Regional Development (EFRD).

Goals: improvement, preservation and restoration of natural environment, as well as contribution for development of ecological infrastructure.


- Preservation and improvement of drinking water and sewage water treatment infrastructure in towns and villages

- Improvement and development of waste management and the protection of soils

- Improvement of the quality of atmosphere and reduction of noise pollution

- Preservation of the biodiversity and protection of nature

Potential beneficiaries: Municipal Administrations, municipal companies, regional and municipal associations, public utility companies.

Budget: EUR 1,46 bln.

Contracting Authority: Cohesion Environmental Policy department at the Ministry of Environment And Water. (www.moew.government.bg)