Realized opening ceremony in Uzunkopru under the European Union Funded Project "PREVENT";
The project PREVENT/ CB005.1.11.165 which is implementing under the European Union Funded Interreg-IPA Bulgaria - Turkey Cross-Border Cooperation Program coordinated in Turkey by its National Authority – Ministry of European Union Affairs is in its final stage of
In this context, on May 31 was realized the official opening ceremony of the installed system for Early Warning System of Flood situations, which was established on the Ergene River and Kırkavak river by Uzunköprü Municipality.
The opening ceremony of the flood early warning system, which is of great importance for the Uzunkopru Municipality, was attended by the Mayor of the municipality Av. Enis ISBILEN,Vice-President of Dimitrivgrad Municipality and representatives of other relevant institutions
and project team members. In addition, the Ministry of the EU Affairs and program expertwas attended to the opening.
In his opening speech, Mayor Av. Enis İŞBİLEN explained the importance of the flood warning system for the Uzunkopru, which automatically measures several times per minute at 4 different water level measuring stations located on the river and sends information to the monitoring center established in the municipality and warns the authorities 48 hours before the event.
In his opening speech, Yaşo Minkov - Deputy Mayor of the Bulgarian Partner Dimitrovgrad Municipality who participated in the opening meeting, presented information on the Forest Fires Automatic Surveillance Tower that is already established on the Bulgarian side.
In addition to the automation warning systems that were established in both countries, it was announced that an online common platform was established to enable the related Bulgarian and Turkish institutions to act more quickly and coordinately in a joint network.
The meeting ended with the wishes of continuing friendship and partnership work among the partners.