Georgia: Batumi I-IV Accompanying Training Measures: Rehabilitation of Municipa Infrastructure
MACS has been implementing a comprehensive institutional assistance and training program for the Municipality of Batumi, the Municipal Water Utility Batumi Tskali as well as the Government of the Autonomous Republic of Ajara starting in 2007.
After already 3 successful phases supporting Batumi Tskali and the municipal infrastructure in Batumi, MACS has once again been contracted for the fourth phase of the project, providing institutional support and training to the municipality of Batumi as well as training to the local water utility with regard to technical and financial operation of the water supply and wastewater facilities
Focus of the assignment is the assistance of the Municipality of Batumi in capacity strengthening of the Municipal Water Utility in adequate and sustainable Operation and Maintenance of the new facilities. Moreover, the government of the Autonomous Republic of Ajara receives assistance in the restructuring of the Ajaran water sector. Main emphasis is put on sustaining and deepening of achieved improvements in adequate utility management and high-quality water and wastewater service provision to Batumi citizens.
The project is considered a lighthouse project in South Eastern Europe.