Improvement of Water Supply Systems in Rural Areas, Albania

Improvement of Water Supply Systems in Rural Areas, Albania


Project Value 34,000,000.00 €
Project Status Finished
Implementing Partners


ADF – Albanian Development Fund

EU Contribution
1,000,000.00 €
Project Timeline
June 2014 - February 2022

Overall Objective

To promote sustainable social and economic development in Albanian rural areas, specifically to improve the living conditions of the inhabitants and encourage economic development through small and medium size interventions into rural water supply systems.

Summary of the Project

The project aimed to provide improved water supply infrastructures to the rural population of selected municipalities. EU grant blended with  KfW loan


  • Construction / reconstruction of rural water supply schemes
  • Investment related technical assistance for engineering services for design and supervision

Expected Results

Water supply systems in selected rural areas constructed, ensuring the population has access to drinking water of quality according to hygienic norms.

  • Approx. 23 schemes of water supply systems (re)constructed (IPA funds only); 
  • About 37 000 inhabitants benefiting from new or improved water supply services (IPA funds only)
EUD contact point

Hubert Grandjean

Project Reference Number 2014/339-705