On Tuesday, August 6, 2019, at Cahul City Hall, the regular meeting of the Project Execution Agency (AEP) "Water supply and sanitation in the Cahul district", financed by the Government of Germany through KfW German Development Bank took place.
At AEP meeting, several issues related to the contractual basis and the fulfillment by each signatory of the contractual responsibilities and obligations were discussed. Also, the advance payment for the consultancy services within the project was approved to the company "Fichtner Water & Transportation".
Between the German Bank Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau (KfW), the Republic of Moldova (represented by the Ministry of Finance) and Cahul city, on August 1, 2018, a Financing Agreement for the implementing the "Water supply and sanitation in Cahul district" project was signed.
The project will be implemented with the Regional Development Agency (RDA) South support. Due to this fact, the representatives of the consulting company "Fichtner W&T", who are going to elaborate the design documentation and supervise the construction works, discussed with the members of the project implementation team from the RDA South.
According to Financing Agreement, signed with KfW Bank, RDA South has to provide expertise in procurement procedures, elaborating the estimates of expenditure and ensuring the visibility within the "Water supply and sanitation in Cahul district" project.
We remind that the "Water supply and sanitation in Cahul district" project provides development of water supply and sewerage services in Cahul and four neighboring villages: Cotihana, Crihana Veche, Pascani and Manta.
Within the project, 8 km of water supply and sewerage network will be built in Cotihana village, as well as sewerage systems in Crihana Veche, Pascani and Manta villages.
Also, in Cahul, the water supply system will be restored and extended by 11 km, the sewerage networks will be expanded, the pumping station will be repaired, as well as the administrative building of the "Apă Canal Cahul" municipal enterprise.
The project will be funded by KfW German Development Bank and aims to restore the basic infrastructure of water supply and sewerage in the largest city in the South part of Moldova and in the nearby villages.