On October 7, in the presence of the Moldovan prime minister Mrs Natalia Gavrilița, the European Union Delegation, the Austrian Development Agency, and local and governmental officials, the new Wastewater Treatment Plant and sewer system was inaugurated in the town of Cantemir. The DevRAM project in Cantemir, financed with 8.7 million Euro jointly by the European Union and the Austrian Development Cooperation, achieved its objective to strengthen the water supply and sanitation infrastructure in Cantemir.
DevRAM project is of strategic importance for Cantemir municipality and people and the whole country, it contributes to the implementation of Moldova’s strategic goals in the areas of sustainable water supply, sewage and wastewater treatment and implementing the 6th Sustainable Development Goal (SDG 6) – Clean water and sanitation for all.
The MACS team was responsible for the implementation of the capacity development component for the support of Apă Canal Cantemir and Municipality of Cantemir and adapt the existing utility structures, taking into account the principles of cost covering tariffs and sustainable operation and maintenance, as well as social and environmental safeguards according to national and international standards.
MACS was awarded the price of excellence from the municipality of Cantemir.
Dr Lia Davitadze the MACS senior communication and gender expert, received the award on behalf of MACS and thanked the Mayor of Cantemir for the excellent cooperation in this very important project.