IMPROVING OF LIVING CONDITIONS OF INHABITANTS IN THE CROSS-BORDER AREA IS A RESULT OF NEIGHBOURHOOD COOPERATION
Trilateral project “Partnership for the protection of waters of the cross-border area of Lithuania, Poland and Russia“ (No ILPR.01.01.00-28-106/10-00) was implemented by Olecko Commune (the Beneficiary, Poland) together with Administration of Kazlų Rūda Municipality (Lithuania) and Administration of Gusev District Municipality (Kaliningrad district, Russia).
On the 30th of October 2014 a seminar “How to save water” was organised in Kazlų Rūda while implementing the project. Aim of the seminar was to identify major challenges in saving of water and improving quality of supplied drinkable water in three partner countries and to share best practices in this field. Participants of the seminar got to know with activities and results of sewage projects implemented in the municipality of Kazlų Rūda, facility for improving of water quality, technological processes and technological advantages. Partners of trilateral project presented during the seminar with progress of preparation of technical documentation in Gusev, implemented activities and achieved project results in Olecko municipality. An ecological drawing contest “How to save water” was organised in the municipality of Kazlų Rūda, where educational institutions of Kazlų Rūda actively took part. Further two seminars “How to safe water” also took place in Olecko and Gusev.
Total budget of the project is 3 667 580 euro, EU grant is 3 300 822 euro.