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Water Program Zenica-Tuzla (WPZT)

The Water Program Zenica-Tuzla aims to improve the living conditions for over 200,000 people in Zenica and Tuzla by ensuring a reliable and hygienic water supply for the urban population at a socially acceptable price. It also includes repairing damages caused by floods and landslides, as well as measures to reduce risks from disasters in Zenica and Tuzla.

The Program will increase efficiency and accessibility of water supply and sewerage systems in Zenica and Tuzla through the rehabilitation of existing and construction of new pipelines, reservoirs, water intakes, and pumping stations. Additional 17,000 users will be connected to the water supply systems. In Zenica, the Program includes the rehabilitation of the existing and construction of new sewers. Additional 9,000 residents will be connected to the wastewater system. The Program will also strengthen the operational and management capacities of water utilities in Zenica and Tuzla regarding human resources, technical operation and maintenance, etc.

Flagship results achieved thus far:


Srećko Bajić, Senior Programme Officer

Project duration:
2011. - 2021.
Environmental governance, Local infrastructure
Government of Germany, Government of Switzerland
Project implemented in:
Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina
Zenica-Doboj Canton, Tuzla Canton
Municipalities (2):
Tuzla, Zenica