Twinning Bulgaria 2000: TWINNING REFERENCE N° BG/2000/IB/EN/01

Name of client/Beneficiary: 
Bulgarian Ministry for Environment
Start Date : 
June, 2002
Completion Date : 
December, 2003
Funding organisation: 
Union Européenne--PHARE
Description of the project: 

The key objective of the institutional Twinning N° BG EN 99 03 project is to develop and set up the regulatory basis, required according to the provisions of the New Bulgarian Water Act and the newly adopted EU Water Framework Directive, for establishment, putting in operation and making functional the water authorities in charge of the river basins management.

In relation with the "improvement or modifications for the National Information System for Water Resources Management" included in phase 3 the following was done :

- an analysis of the existing information systems in the field of water

- the analysis of the available data and preparation of data on the pilot zones

- the analysis of the production capacity of cards on quality of rivers through an analysis of the existing geographic information systems

- the definition of the procedures for the analysis of the monitoring costs