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    Summary sheet

    Release date
    7 November 2019
    Status
    Reference
    Under appraisal | 25/03/2021
    20180730
    Project name
    Promoter - financial intermediary
    ZABOK AND ZLATAR WATER (SPL 20140375)
    REPUBLIC OF CROATIA
    Proposed EIB finance (Approximate amount)
    Total cost (Approximate amount)
    EUR 4 million
    EUR 63 million
    Location
    Sector(s)
    Description
    Objectives

    The project covers the Zabok and Zlatar agglomerations, north-east of Zagreb. The agglomerations cover small to medium-sized municipalities. By minimizing discharges of wastewater pollutants, the main objectives of the project are achieving compliance with the Urban Wastewater Directive and the Water Framework Directive by extending and rehabilitating the public sewerage system and building two tertiary level wastewater treatment plants. The project has been reviewed by JASPERS.

    The project will contribute to environmental protection and natural resource efficiency.

    Environmental aspects
    Procurement

    The project's components will contribute to ensure compliance with key EU directives in the water sector notably the Urban Waste Water Treatment Directive (91/271/EC) and the Water Framework Directive (2000/60/EC). Where and if applicable, the requirements of the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Directive 2011/92/EU as amended by 2014/52/EU and Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) Directive 2001/42/EC will be respected. The promoter will in such case, prior to utilising any EIB funds, be responsible for transmitting to the Bank the non-technical summary of the EIA. For any part of the project that may impact on a nature conservation site, the promoter will be required to provide to the Bank an approval of the competent authority and information on the mitigating measures required to comply with the Habitats Directive 92/43/EEC.

    The Bank will require the promoter to ensure that contracts for the implementation of the project will be tendered in accordance with the relevant applicable EU procurement legislation (Directives 2014/23/EU, 2014/24/EU or 2014/25/EU, where applicable, as well as Directives 92/13/EEC and 89/665/EEC) as interpreted by the Court of Justice of the European Union, with the publication of tender notices in the Official Journal of the European Union (OJEU), as and where required.

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