Category Archives: Treatment

Ambitious project will provide Malta with improved water services

An existing building will be turned into the new RO plant in Hondoq ir-Rummien. Photo: Water Services Corporation.

Private company Water Services Corporation in Malta starts with a water project of 130 million euro to improve Malta’s water services. The European Union invests 73 million euro of...

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Wastewater in South Europe contains more resistant bacteria than in North Europe

Wastewater Treatment Plants in South Europe receive more wastewater with antibiotic-resistant bacteria. (Photo: Water News Europe).

Southern Europeans use more antibiotics and they tend to carry a higher number of antibiotic-resistant bacteria than people in northern Europe. According to a recent international study in seven European countries the use...

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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