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Wells and Ponds

The "Living Fountains" Project Reviving Water Wells and Ponds in Cross-Border Area, being implemented within the 2007-2013 Slovenia-Italy Cross-Border Cooperation Programme, envisages the restoration and arrangement of 34 water wells and ponds as monuments of cultural heritage.

The Project is being implemented in the territory of the following municipalities: Nova Gorica, Miren-Kostanjevica Municipality (a lead partner of the Project) and Šempeter Municipalities as well as Sovodnje ob Soči/Savogna d'Isonzo and Doberdob/Doberdò del Lago on the Italian side.

To Project's goals are: to restore water wells so as to make them monuments of cultural heritage and revive events linked to the historical aspect of the cultural heritage represented by water wells and emphasize the increasing importance of local sources of clean drinking water in the urban space.

Restored water wells in Nova Gorica municipality: pond in Preserje near Branik, pound and well in Podlaka, well in Grgarske Ravne and »Brida« well in Šempas.


Brochure: The Path of the Wells form Nova Gorica to Doberdob_2014.pdf

Brochure: The Brida well_2014.pdf