EU-funded environmental projects to develop water infrastructure in Romania

Feb. 19, 2019
Hill International to support the development of water and wastewater infrastructure in Galati County, Romania.

PHILADELPHIA & BUCHAREST, ROMANIA, FEB 19, 2019 -- Hill International (NYSE:HIL), the global leader in managing construction risk, announced it has been awarded a contract by S.C. Apa Canal S.A. Galati to provide project management and works supervision services for the development of water and wastewater infrastructure in Galati County, Romania, for projects under the European Union financing program 2014-2020. Hill is leading a consortia to provide the necessary support for the project.

Located in Galati County, the regional program is valued at €173.5 million (USD $195.7 million). Hill will verify the successful implementation of the funds provided by the European Union through its Large Infrastructure Operational Program (LIOP) under the Treaty of Accession. Contract services include project management, project publicity, sludge management strategy, industrial wastewater management, implementation of a GIS system, and supervision of works.

S.C. Apa Canal S.A. Galati specializes in the management of water resources in the region, including the capture, treatment, and distribution of water, as well as the collection, transport, and purification of wastewater. The company's development of water and sewage systems is critical to achieving EU-defined objectives for clean water for Romania's smaller and medium-sized communities.

"With more than 20 years of experience in developing infrastructure in the Balkans, Hill is honored to have been selected by S.C. Apa Canal S.A. Galati to add to our environmental projects portfolio," explained Panayiotis Methenitis, Hill's Vice President and Managing Director, Balkans. "We look forward to teaming up with their specialists to support the successful investment of European Funds in Romania's infrastructure."