On August 23, 2023, the Bulgarian Ministry of Environment and Water declared the Boyan swamp a water site. With the establishment of the borders of the Boyan Swamp is the beginning of a process that will make its permanent preservation possible.
The Director of the Basin Directorate “Danube Region” (BDDR) – Pleven, issued an order determining the boundaries of the “Boyansko Blato” water site in the “Gardova Glava”, Vitosha District, Metropolitan Municipality.
The order to establish the boundaries of the water site was issued on the basis of the Law on Waters, following a request in the BDDR from the Directorate of Architecture and Improvement of the Metropolitan Municipality and in connection with the decision of the Municipal Expert Council on the territory management of June 2022.
Boyansko Swamp water facility falls within the boundaries of real estate that are private property. The boundaries of the water site are determined on the basis of hydrological surveys and hydraulic calculations provided by the Municipality of the Metropolitan and under the conditions specified therein, without affecting the right to ownership of interested parties, without imposing burdens on their property or obstacles to the exercise of ownership.