Category Archives: Treatment

EEA: Action upon ‘mixtures of chemicals’ needed

The water quality in Minas de Sao Domingos in Portugal  is severely affected by the mining industry. Photo: Water News Europe. 

More attention is needed to address the danger posed by the 'cocktail effect' of lower concentrations of chemicals in European lakes, rivers and other surface water bodies. The European Environment Agency (EEA) calls...
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Romania: Europe supports waterworks in two regions

Public water company Aries will manage the project in Cluj and Salaj. Photo: Aries Apa. 

Improving the water and wastewater infrastructure in 189 localities in Romania. In the counties of Cluj and Salaj European will invest 355 million euro. The work will start this spring and will be completed in 2023, reports the Read more

European Court fines Spain for lack of Waste Water Treatment

In 43 agglomerations in Spain waste water is discharged into the sea without treatment. Photo: Water News Europe. Spain has to pay a lump sum of 12 million euro and a penalty payment of almost 11 million euro for every six-months they do not comply to the Urban Waste Water Treatment Directive. This decision was made...
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