Programme I – Water and Sewerage Programme in Medium-Sized Municipalites in Serbia, Programme I, Phase 1 and 2

Consulting Services for Water and Sewerage Programme in Medium-Sized Municipalites in Serbia, Programme I, Phase 1 and 2




Consulting budget



2008 - 2018 (Phase 1 and 2)

KfW Development Bank (Germany)

Phase 1: EUR 4,238,800

Phase 2: EUR 6,606,470

SETEC Engineering (Austria), Posch & Partner (Austria)

BMC, Berlinwasser Management (Germany), Vojvodinaprojekt A.D. (Serbia)

sub-consultant SETEC E&C

Project cities:

Kraljevo, Loznica, Pančevo, Šabac, Smederevo, Sombor, Vršac;

Sremska Mitrovica (Phase 1 only)


Population: 657 000 (all cities)

Network length: 2,265km

Initial water losses between 27% and 66%

Phase 1

(Review of stock and water loss analysis, Hydraulic calculation, Water loss analysis pilot zone, General design and detailed planning for main line (DN 1000) and for distribution network, Preparation of tender documents, tendering, evaluation of bids and assistance in contract negotiations, Feasibility studies for the planned investment measures of phase 2)


Phase 2

(Review of the planned investment measures and cost estimate, Introduction of DMA's,,Water loss reduction: strategy and measures, GIS, Theoretical and practical training on reducing water losses, Update digital maps and database, Operation and maintenance plan, Detailed planning and cost estimates for the investment measures, Tender documents: FIDIC Red Book for the network; FIDIC Yellow Book for the water treatment plant, Assistance with tendering, evaluation of offers, contract negotiations, Construction supervision and acceptance)

Investment measures:

  • Construction of two WTPs
  • Construction of three wells
  • Repair of pumping stations and a water treatment plant
  • Procurement of leak detectors, domestic water meters and bulk water meters
  • Rehabilitation of the drinking water supply network
  • Wells and water reservoirs, pumping stations

Institutional consulting

  • GIS and MIS, customer database

  • Development of an O&M concept

  • Workshops and training for the employees of the waterworks