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Klaipeda Environment Project

The Klaipeda Environment Project will: a) reduce discharge of partially treated and untreated wastewater to the Baltic Sea; b) restore and enhance water quality in Klaipeda and adjacent recreational beaches; c) improve water supply and sanitation services in Klaipeda; d) improve the operational efficiency and management systems of the Klaipeda State Water Supply Enterprise; and e) promote environmentally sustainable management and development of the Kursiu Lagoon and adjacent coastal areas. The project will be implemented as an environmental management project for the coastal area of Lithuania and will include funding for a Water and Wastewater Improvement Component (WWIC) and an Environmental Management Component (EMC). The WWIC will consist of: a) rehabilitation and expansion of the Klaipeda water and wastewater system; and b) institutional strengthening and training to assist in establishing an autonomous and financially independent water and wastewater utility in Klaipeda. The EMC will consist of: a) technical and financial support for the development and implementation of a comprehensive management plan for the Kursiu Lagoon and integrated coastal zone management plan for the Lithuanian coastline; b) support for the implementation of selected elements of these management plans by coordinating and providing funding for identified investments; and c) support in the development of recreational and nature-based tourism in the Kursiu Lagoon and adjacent coastal areas.
 Status: Active
 Manager: Inesis Kiskis
 Major Sector: Environment
 SubSector(s): Pollution/Waste Mgmt
 Project Id: P008553
 Board Approval Date: 12/8/94
 Closing Date: 12/31/01
 Total Commitment At Board* (USD$M): 7
 Lending Instrument: SPECIFIC INVEST LN
 Implementing Agency: ENV. PROTECT. D.G.
Available Project Documents
Staff Appraisal Report (SAR) 
* Does not reflect any cancellations.
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