Wastewater management activities in Bibione Mare - ECOMAP

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Ecosustainable management of marine and tourist ports






€ 2834115


3.3: Improve the environmental quality conditions of the sea and coastal area by use of sustainable and innovative technologies and approaches


Municipality of Podstrana


  • Local, regional and national authorities
  • Regional and local development agencies
  • Associations, innovation and environmental agencies
  • Educational and training organizations as well as uvniversities and research institutes
  • General public

The aim of "ECOMAP" is to help local ports to design better environmental strategies and to have access to  suitable environmental management tools to remain competitive and to contribute to a more sustainable Programme area. Partners will work together to improve their environmental status, through investments  in equipment and small infrastructure, education of staff and stakeholders, and environmental certifications. Best practices by leading-edge small ports will be  identified through project communication and study visits.






Municipality of Podstrana


Podstrana - Croatia


The Municipality of Podstrana is one of the most developed municipalities in Croatia, situated in the Split-Dalmatia County with 7km of marine coastal area and 9,192 inhabitants. The municipal administration consists of a mayor office and 4 administrative departments (Legal Affairs and Strategic Management Department; Public Procurement, Economy, Social services and EU Funds Department; Finance Department; Spatial Planning, Public Utilities and Environmental Protection Department).

Contact person: Andrijana Dedić

E-mail: andrijana.dedic@podstrana.hr



Maritime Sport Society “Spinut”


PSD Spinut, maritime sport society, officially exists since 1974, During 33 years of port management, it was built port infrastructure: 950 berths, of which 350 for smaller boats less then 6 m, and 600 for boats 6-15m and sport facilities for sailing, diving and sport fishing, by contribution of 1200 members of society PSD“Spinut”. As a result of building infrastructure and improving the quality of services, the eco-sign Blue Flag was acquired 2014.

​​​​​​​Contact person: Siniša Grčić

E-mail: sinagrcic@gmail.com



Healthy City


Healthy City is non-profit organization, which according to the best Croatian and international practice, systematically gathers organizations that are willing to work together to improve the quality of life in Croatia and outside its borders. Since the establishment in 2000, we have successfully implemented several national and European projects. Our projects and programs are on the trail of the promotion of innovative ideas, strengthening healthy, sustainable and integral development.​​​​​​​

Contact person: Željka Raguž

E-mail: ured@zdravigrad.hr



Sports Fishing Society “Strozanac”


The Sport fishing society " Strožanac " was established in 1975 and has approximately 500 members. SFS " Strožanac " is the operator of long-term concession for marina Strožanac in Podstrana. Marina has approximately 320 berths for different boat size. The Sociey is a member of the Croatian Alliance for Sports Fishing at Sea.

​​​​​​​Contact person: Helena Boban

E-mail: helena.boban@yahoo.com



Institute of Oceanography and Fisheries - IOF


Institute of Oceanography and Fisheries was founded in 1930 as the first national scientific and research institution in Croatia dealing with research of the sea. The Institute carries out a very complex research in the fields of biological, chemical and physical oceanography, sedimentology, fisheries biology and aquaculture. The basic work of the Institute is fundamental scientific research, but also applied research projects for environmental protection, aquaculture and the economy in general.

​​​​​​​Contact person: Slaven Jozić

E-mail: sjozic@izor.hr



Municipality of Ancona


Ancona is city in Marche region in central Italy, with a population of around 101,997 as of 2015. Ancona is the capital of the province of Ancona and of the region. Ancona is one of the main ports on the Adriatic Sea, especially for passenger traffic, and is the main economic and demografic centre of the region.

​​​​​​​Contact person:

E-mail: staff.sindaco@comune.ancona.it



Bibione Mare S.P.A.


The main areas of activity are: campsites, bathing establishments and the marina.There are 3 campsites, the first to be realized was the “Lido” which has enabled the subsequent realization of the others two.Bathing establishments are four, each endowed with a restaurant, showers and service to ensure comfort to the nearly 8.000 beach users.The marine was built for nautical pleasure in the area in which from the time of the Venetian Republic there was the natural harbor of Baseleghe.

​​​​​​​Contact person: Elvio Sartori

E-mail: lello@bibionemare.com



National Institute of Oceanography and Experimental Geophysics - OGS


OGS is an Italian public research Institute active in the field of pure and applied research on Earth and Marine Sciences (Oceanography, Geophysics, Seismology) with a focus on development and management of Research Infrastructures. OGS missions are to safeguard environment and natural resources and to prevent geological, environmental and climatic risks. A core activity is to implement the sustainable blue growth promoting Science Policy.

​​​​​​​Contact person: Flavio Accaino

E-mail: faccaino@inogs.it


University of Ferrara - Department of Physics and Earth Sciences


The group of petrology and geochemistry carries out researches in the fields of geochemical processes in marine sediments, in the microclimatic analysis, inorganic components analysis of sediments, chemical analyses of the seawater and freshwater qualities and identification of the elementary and isotopic marker of the natural matrixes (soil, rocks, surface water and groundwater and rain).

​​​​​​​Contact person: Carmela Vaccaro

E-mail: vcr@unife.it


Consortium Future in Research


The Consorzio Futuro in Ricerca is a private non-profit research institution to develop and manage research and cooperation projects on several themes, including the environment and cultural heritage. Thanks to the multiannual participation to several programmes at national and European (i.e. INTERREG, H2020) level, CFR gained a great experience both in management and in specific tasks such as training and dissemination of the results.

​​​​​​​Contact person: Matteo Balboni

E-mail: matteo.balboni@unife.it



Pordenone Technology Park “Andrea Galvani”


POLOPN is located in one of the 15 most industrialized provinces of Italy. It is involved in three main business areas:

  • Technology transfer to SMEs & citizens, where POLOP PN collaborates with research sector.
  • Creative, Culture & Tourism Industries (CCT). POLO PN is a certified incubator of CCT industries and for this sector it has dedicated the premises of an historic Villa.
  • Business development. POLO PN is an incubator of innovative startups with 124 firms established. ​​​​​​​

Contact person: Diego Santaliana

E-mail: diego.santaliana@polo.pn.it


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Wastewater management activities in Bibione Mare

Published on 29/04/2021 (last modified 29/04/2021)

Wastewater management activities in Bibione Mare

Ecomap project activities are in full swing. Bibione Mare S.P.A., (PP6), has started with the first installations of the bathtubs which will collect and recover water from showers on Bibione beaches . The water will be reused for watering the existing horticulture.

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Curriculum for education of  local boat owners, nautic tourists, proffessionals such as marina staff, ship repair staff and students of Maritim faculty and other institut dealing  with the topic.


PUBLISHED ON 24/12/2020
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Geophysical Investigations in Podstrana Municipality and in Maritime Sport Society “Spinut” - Croatia

The report describes the operations performed during the spring 2019 geophysical
exploration campaign in the Split County (Croatia). The object of the survey was to investigate
the subsoil to characterize the seaside/coastal environment and the area around a marine port,
in order to understand the circulation of the fresh water in the costal environment
During the spring 2019 exploration campaign, electrical data with two different Systems were
collected. Then, the data were analyzed using the Electrical Resistivity Tomography (ERT)
technique. The surveys have been carried out in two different areas: one along a beach in the
Podstrana Municipality and the other in the area of the marine port of Spinut Society.

Report of the 2019 Electrical Resistivity exploration campaign
Massimo Giorgi, Stefano Picotti

PUBLISHED ON 03/01/2020
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Results of the questionnaire for marina and beach users

The report provides the results from a query carried out on the beaches Strožanac and Bibione Mare, and in the ports Strožanac, Špinut and Baseleghe in the summer 2019.

Two different questionnaires were conducted. One questionnaire was conducted on the beaches and it was about satisfaction and attitudes of beach users. The results should contribute improving the overall conditions of the beaches.

Second questionnaire was conducted in the ports and it was about satisfaction and attitudes of port users. The results should contribute improving conditions in ports.

Total number of respondents was 590 of which there are 374 respondents from Italy, and 216 respondents from Croatia. In Croatia, the questionnaire was conducted in two ports while in Italy was conducted in one port. Questionnaires about beaches were conducted on one beach in Croatia and one beach in Italy.

Habits and needs of marina and nearby beach users in relation to environmentally responsible nautics and services in marinas

PUBLISHED ON 03/12/2020
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Preliminary results of monitoring the microbiological quality of the seawater on the project sites in Croatia

Preliminary results of monitoring the microbiological quality of the sea in the ports of Špinut and Strožanac and on the beach in Podstrana

Preliminary results

PUBLISHED ON 18/06/2020
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Take care of marine environment promotion video

Here you can see "Take care of marine environment" promotion video from youtube

Take care of marine environment promotion video



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