Prostorni plan Kantona Sarajevo za period od 2003. do 2023. godine
After sad and alarming news about the bacteria discovery in the waters of Vrelo Bosne, we headed towards Igman to try to find a place of sewage outflow taped by an anonymous climber last winter.
Sensational information coming from Sarajevo "Water Supply and Sewerage": The bacterium Escherichia coli, found in the Vrelo Bosne (the spring of Bosnia river), is a world record-holder, being old 15 years now!
Why is it so important to bring the cleanliness of our mountains back?
In order to permanently protect and preserve the natural beauty of the Skakavac waterfall, the Assembly adopted a law by which this protected area is proclaimed a natural monument.
The Canton Assembly, at its session scheduled for 31 March, should adopt a decision on granting guarantees for taking loans from the World Bank for the aquatron in Butile and sewage networks.
You cannot pass the street without hearing citizens of Sarajevo complaining about Miljacka river getting more polluted every year. If you walk by Obala Kulina Bana or Maka Dizdara streets, you will get to see it for yourself. There are trees floating, bottles, litter, stones... all that followed by an unpleasant odour. Abid Šarić, Minister of Agriculture, says that only his Ministry has spent almost 400 000 KM in the last three years for cleaning the river.
The World Bank Board of Executive Directors approved US$35 million in financing for the Sarajevo Waste Water Project in Bosnia and Herzegovina today. The Project will help to rehabilitate waste water infrastructure in the Canton of Sarajevo and repair and replace primary and secondary waste water transmission pipes and other network rehabilitation. The project will also support capacity building and institutional strengthening of the Sarajevo Water and Waste Water Company (VIK).
Since yesterday BiH finally has a civil society organization responsible for the protection of all protected areas in BiH. During the panel discussion on protected areas, organized by Green Visions in cooperation with the Swiss Embassy, participants from various sectors of civil society were informed about the work of Eko Akcija and the challenges surrounding protected areas in BiH. Ivo Lucic, from the Speleological Association "Vjetrenica - Popovo polje" gave a moving presentation about the need to protect and consequences of not protecting the Vjetrenica Caves in Popovo Polje.
The mountain of Trebević (1629m) is located just above Sarajevo, which qualify the capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina among rare cities in the world. Only an hour and a half divides the city center from the top of the mountain, with a majestic view on many beautiful mountains and valleys spreading all around.