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CCI 2007 RO 161 PR 003 - Extension and rehabilitation of water supply and sewerage systems in Călăraşi county

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Code/Project name: CCI 2007 RO 161 PR 003 "Extension and rehabilitation of water supply and sewerage systems in Calarasi county".

Project financed by the European Union through Cohesion Fund under Environmental Sector Operational Program 2007 - 2013 1st Axe: "Extension and modernization of water and wastewater systems".

Location: Calarasi, Oltenita, Lehliu-Gara, Budesti and Fundulea, in Calarasi county and Urziceni in Ialomita county.

Objectives: The project "Extension and rehabilitation of water supply and sewerage systems in Calarasi county" is an investment programme in potable water treatment and distribution and in collection, treatment and disposal of wastewaters. This investments will be implemented in Calarasi and Oltenita municipalities together with Lehliu-Gara, Budesti, Fundulea localities in Calarasi county and in Urziceni municipality in Ialomita county. On completion of the project, the entire population of these locations will be connected to centralised water supply and sewerage systems and compliance with all relevant EU directives will be achieved. The public company with responsability for the provision of water and wastewater services in the project areas is SC ECOAQUA SA.

According to the Financing Contract and the subsequent addendums:

  • Project value: 330.881.071 lei
  • EU contribution: 270.785.363 lei
  • State budget: 41.414.233 lei
  • Local budget: 6.371.420 lei
  • Operator loan: 12.310.055 lei

Performance Indicators

Physical indicators by Area

All physical indicators of the project are in accordance with European Commission Financing Agreement no. C(2008) 1390 of 09.04.2008:

Indicator UM In accordance with the Financing Agreement
Drinking water    
Pretreatment plant rehabilitation - surface water intake unit 1
Drilling and equipping of boreholes unit 36
Water treatment plant construction and rehabilitation unit 5
Expansion and rehabilitation of the feed pipe km 15
New reservoirs unit 5
Water distribution networks extension and rehabilitation km 70
Water meters unit 2537
SCADA system unit 6
Sewerage networks extension and rehabilitation km  81
Wastewater pumping stations extension and rehabilitation unit 13
Wastewater treatment plants extension and rehabilitation unit 5


Central cashier
Str. Progresului, bl. BBB, et. 3
"5 Călăraşi" cashier
Prelungirea Bucureşti, bl. C17, parter
"Orizont" cashier 
Prelungirea Bucureşti, bl. I36, parter
ECOAQUA SA cashier schedule:
» Monday - Thursday: 8.00 - 16.00
» Friday: 8.00 - 13.30

Dispatch Office

SC ECOAQUA SA maintains a 24-hour dispatch facility to which any faults in the water supply or sewerage networks can be reported.
» Olteniţa 0242/515.736 (tel./fax)
» Călăraşi 0242/313.720
» Urziceni 0243/254.721 (fax), 0243/254.722 (tel.)


  Water Sewerage
Călăraşi 3,25 lei/m3 2,78 lei/m3
Lehliu-Gară 3,25 lei/m3 2,78 lei/m3
Olteniţa 3,25 lei/m3 2,78 lei/m3
Budeşti 3,25 lei/m3 2,78 lei/m3
Fundulea 3,25 lei/m3 2,78 lei/m3
Urziceni 3,25 lei/m3 2,78 lei/m3

excluding VAT