Budget: € 3,174,500
The overall objective of the project is to improve the water quality of the Kura River. The project contributes to the development of the implementation of the EU Water Initiative (EECCA component) and to the harmonization of the national legislation of the countries in the project area with the EU Water Framework Directive.
The project included provision of assistance in building up capacity in the countries to approach the water management in an integrated way and creating important pre-conditions to implement the basic requirements of the EU water policies base on the principles of the Water Framework Directive.
The specific purposes of the project are to:
- Develop the capacities of the inspectorates and permitting authorities, and the monitoring units needed for integrated water resources management in the longer term;
- Support the establishment of trans-national organisational monitoring structures and systems of information management needed for integrated water resources management in the longer term.