Category Archives: Treatment

German study compares water prices of six European countries

Despite the same policy framework differences between the water sector in European Member States are tremendous. Due to these differences studying water prices requires a specific approach. The German organisation for water and energy BDEW recently published a study focusing on prices of drinking water and waste water in England/Wales, France, Austria, Poland, Germany and the Netherlands.

Read more

Brussels is taking UK to court over poor waste water treatment

The European Commission is taking the United Kingdom to court over its failure to ensure that urban waste water is adequately treated in 17 agglomerations. According to the Urban Waste Water Treatment Directive European member States need adequate collection and treatment systems for urban waste water.

Read more

St. Petersburg: Poo by the sea?

Illustration: The route of the GPS-trackers that were put into toilets of Nova Devatkino Eco-activists in the St. Petersburg suburban town Novo Devatkino claim that local faeces, flushed down by toilets, turn up untreated in surface waters. The civilians, who are paying for waste water treatment, carried out an experiment by using GPS-trackers. Their sensors tracked...
Read more