Within the twinning agreement between the Limousin Region (France) and the Bacau Departmental Council (Romania), a plan for the professional capacity building of the institutions in charge of water and municipal waste in this Romanian region started with several training courses on the following topics :
techniques for the production of drinking water,
operation of the drinking water supply systems,
community management of domestic waste.
Bacau Departmental Council, the Regional Agency for Environmental Protection, the Apa Serv Company and APELE Romane were the recipient Romanian institutions of these training activities, thanks to a joint financing by the Limousin Region and the Bacau Departmental Council and to IOWater educational support.