The second project team meeting within the “Ecological Water Management against Extreme Weather Conditions in the Borders Region – ECOWAM” project was held in Novi Sad on 19 February 2019. It was organized by the European Affairs Fund of AP Vojvodina.
During the meeting, the members of the project team discussed the implemented activities in the fourth reporting periods, as well as the upcoming activities in the following reporting period.
On the following day, 20 February 2019, there was a field visit to the sites of the Jegrička River near Temerin, at the sections where the works of dredging started and where the excess vegetation from the riverbed were being removed.
The “Eco-friendly water management against extreme weather conditions in the cross-border area (ECOWAM)” project, is implemented under the Interreg IPA Cross-border Cooperation programme Hungary-Serbia. The partnership in the project, which total budget amounts to EUR 1,758,447.43, of which the European Union’s co-financing (IPA) amounts to EUR 1,494,680.31, consists the Lower Tisza District Water Directorate – ATIVIZIG (Hungary), PWMC “Vode Vojvodine” Novi Sad (Serbia) and the European Affairs Fund of AP Vojvodina (Serbia). The project aims at preventing the negative effects on the quality of water bodies by establishing a joint system of improvement of water management in AP Vojvodina and Csongrád County.