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Plava Voda Regional Water Supply Project


Bosnia and Herzegovina

Project number:


Business sector:

Municipal and environmental infrastructure

Notice type:


ESIA disclosed:

25 Jul 2011



Approval date:

22 Jul 2015

Purpose of the Environmental and Social Impact Assessments

The construction of water intake structures at the Plava Voda spring, together with the construction of a main transport pipeline, about 34 kilometres long, from the spring through Novi Travnik, Vitez and Busovaca to the town of Zenica.  The project also includes the construction of supporting facilities to enable connections to the existing water distribution networks of the five municipalities.  Parallel financing for this investment is provided by the Council of Europe Development Bank (‘CEB’).

Development of the very first regional project in Bosnia and Herzegovina will provide a long term solution for potable water supply in five municipalities with total population of 250,000. The project will also include a programme of institutional strengthening, through the preparation of Financial and Operational Performance Improvement Programmes (‘FOPIPs’) for the water utilities of the participating municipalities.

There is a Project Summary Document for this project.

ESIA Summary

The ‘Disclosure Package’ for the Project includes the following documents:

English versions are available at the following website:

Bosnian versions are available at the following sites:

Full ESIA availability

Full ESIA documentation is available locally at:


EBRD Bosnia and Herzegovina Resident Office

15th Floor, Tower B
Unitic Towers
Fra Andela Zvizdovica 1
71000 Sarajevo
Bosnia & Herzegovina
Tel: +387 33 667 945, 946, 947


This document was prepared at an early stage of project development, before consideration by the EBRD Board of Directors. Details of a project may change following disclosure.

Environmental and Social Impact Assessments and ESIA summaries are produced by project sponsors, and the EBRD makes them available without any comment or implied endorsement. Any views expressed or statements made in the Environmental and Social Impact Assessment or the ESIA Summary do not necessarily reflect the views or opinions of the EBRD.

Last updated 25 June 2014

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