The drinking water supply of the city of Gjilan from the public water supply starts around 1940 with the construction of the first chapter near the village of Koretishtë, which is located about 4 km from the current center of the city of Gjilan, with the continuation of reconstruction, expansion and Continuous modernization, in 1971 began the project to expand the capacity of drinking water for the city of Gjilan, in the part above the village Përlepnicë, exactly in the place called 'Guri i Hoxha' which is located about 5 km from the village Përlepnicë.
So in 1978 the realization of the most important project for drinking water supply started by building Penda in the village of Përlepnicë, where the works for the completion of Penda lasted until the end of 1983, where besides the construction of Penda a factory for cleaning was built. of drinking water. The establishment of this enterprise was preceded by the existence of the Natural River Basin “Morava e Binçës.
The International Community and the Government of Kosovo first studied the current situation in all water supply systems in Kosovo, and then in cooperation with many international partners began their reorganization and recovery by forming - establishing 7 (seven) Regional Water and Sewerage Company. In the process of recovery of the Regional Water Company "Hidromorava" in Southeast Kosovo, the main driving partner has been the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation - SDC.See more