Apa Nova Bucharest/Veolia Apa on Saturday inaugurated the new chlorination facility of Sfantu Gheorghe, Tulcea County. From now on, the more than 1,000 inhabitants of the village will have drinking water, following an investment worth nearly EUR 40,000: EUR 30,000 for the chlorination line and EUR 8,000 the construction costs. “It is absolutely necessary for people to protect the environment and biodiversity. Apart from this, people also must help each other. The social responsibility of the Veolia group represents another social aspect of its activity. By this contribution, we hope to increase the health, safety and comfort standards of Sfantu Gheorghe inhabitants,” Apa Nova CEO Bruno Roche said during the inauguration event. On the same occasion, Aurel Bondarencu, the mayor of Sfantu Gheorghe, thanked Apa Nova for restoring and equipping the water analysis laboratory. “We expect Apa Nova and Veolia in our community with new projects,” he said.The previous day, a rush and reed weaving workshop was opened in Mahmudia, Tulcea County, which will provide jobs to 20 locals.The events unfolded under the slogan ‘Do something that will last,’ attended by 16 countries, represented by ambassadors, delegations of the UN, UNESCO, ARBDD (the Danube Delta Biosphere Reserve Administration), central and local authorities, environment NGOs, media and Veolia employees from the countries that belong to the Danube Delta Basin. The delegations presented projects and solutions aimed at protecting water resources and biodiversity.