Estonian EU external border programme



Name of Lead Beneficiary

Setomaa Management Ltd.


Associated partners

Setomaa municipality (Setomaa vald)

Thematic objective

TO6 Environmental protection, climate change mitigation and adaption

Start date: 30.06.2023

End date: 29.12.2023

Duration: 6 months

Specific area

Improving the quality of shared water assets by reducing their pollution load (including improving wastewater treatment facilities, improving solid (household and industrial) waste management and relevant facilities, and reducing pollution that is caused by the agricultural sector

Programme co-financing

283 500,00

Total budget

315 000,00


South Estonia

Contact email

[email protected]

Project status

Ongoing (6th Call for proposals)

SetoWWTP - ER274

Overall objective:
To improve the quality of shared water assets in Setomaa by reducing effluent and sediments outflow to nature and protecting shared water assets via significantly higher wastewater treatment level in border area of Estonia.

Specific objective: 
To rise sewage treatment standards by reconstructing wastewater treatment plants (WWTP) in Saatse and Obinitsa villages, which contribute to reduction of pollution load of water bodies.