Flood Relief Assistance to the Wastewater Services in Raciborz, Nysa and Klodzko, Southern Poland

Sida Evaluation
Olle Colling
This report presents the findings of the evaluation of the flood relief assistance to the water and wastewater services in Raciborz, Nysa and Klodzko, Southern Poland, financed by Sida. In July 1997, Poland was hit by the worst flooding in two centuries. 55 persons lost their lives and an area with a population of 20 million people was seriously affected with widespread damage to buildings, infrastructure and agricultural land. Floods damaged water treatment plants, sanitary and stormwater pipe systems, sewage treatment plants, power stations and power distribution systems.

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