Status : Active Phase : Planning (Under appraisal) Reference: 20140167 Release date: 03 July 2014 Promoter Financial Intermediary : AQUAFIN NV Location : Belgium Sector(s) : Water, sewerage Proposed EIB finance (Approximate amount) : EUR 200 million Total cost (Approximate amount) : EUR 412 million Description : The project comprises schemes for the construction of collector sewers, storm overflows and small and medium size wastewater treatment plants, plus some upgrading of existing waste water treatment plants for tertiary treatment in the Flemish Region. Implementation of the sub-projects is foreseen for 2014-2016 Objectives : Environmental Protection Sector(s) : Water, sewerage Proposed EIB finance (Approximate amount) : EUR 200 million Total cost (Approximate amount) : EUR 412 million Environmental aspects : The Flemish region has been meeting the requirements of the Urban Wastewater Directive since 2012. The operation will support the region to keep this compliance as well as to improve the quality of wastewater services provided. Aquafin has a good environmental awareness and has developed operating procedures to optimise the performance and cost-effectiveness of its systems. So far, it has demonstrated in the previous operations with the Bank that it fully complies with the EIA, Birds and Habitats Directives. Procurement : The Bank will require the Promoter to ensure that contracts for the implementation of the project have been/shall be tendered in accordance with the relevant applicable EU procurement legislation (Dir 2004/18/EC and Dir 2007/66/EC) with publication of tender notices in the EU Official Journal, as and where required.
Project completion date : 2015-07-31 12:00:00
Major organization : AQUAFIN NV
Address : Dijkstraat 8, 2630 Aartselaar, Belgium Website : www.aquafin.be/
Financier : European Investment Bank (EIB),
Financier address : Financier : European Investment Bank 98-100, boulevard Konrad Adenauer L-2950 Luxembourg Website : www.eib.org/ Tel : (+352) 43 79 1 Fax : (+352) 43 77 04