Report reveals waste-water treatment still needs improvement

Report reveals waste-water treatment still needs improvement


The latest report on implementation of the Urban Waste Water Treatment Directive (UWWT), for the period 2007/2008, shows that work is progressing well but that collection and treatment compliance rates could still improve.

Between 2007 and 2013, some €14 billion will be spent across the EU on infrastructure for the collection or treatment of waste water under the directive. The aim is to ensure that human and industrial waste does not adversely affect human health and the environmen...


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