Promoting a pro-environment water management in Talmaza village, Stefan Voda District

Sector: Social

Implemented by: Talmaza local administration, local implementation committee 

Duration: September 2012 – July 2013

Budget: 107,800 EUR                                          

beneficiaries: over 3500 people from Talmaza village, local authorities

Short description: The project aimed to increase the confidence between people from both banks of Nistru River through the reconstruction of water supply system in Talmaza village. Extension of the water system for the west part of the village and providing water to around 30% of households and social institutions that have never had access to centralized water supply. This project involved collaboration with the Nezavertailovka village from the left part of the Nistru river, sharing experience and best practices across the river, and thus contributed to the confidence building.

Results: The project team helped to establish the local implementation committee, negotiated and signed the Grant Agreement with the local community. All technical estimates werecarried out, a construction company was selected through a public tender to run the works. Over 9,7 km of new pipes were installed and the artesian well was reconstructed; 278 households (over 700 beneficiaries) obtained access to quality water supply. The newly installed system allows people to get 5 times cheaper water. The present water cost is 10 lei per 1m3, while the previous cost was 50 lei per 1 m3 of water.The water supply system makes the villagers’ live comfortable and the community more attractive socially and economically.