Category Archives: Treatment

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.

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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...
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Cyprus: Ceremony for MBR wastewater plant for irrigation

NICOSIA - The European Commission and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) announced the completion of the project for the new bi-communal Nicosia Wastewater Treatment Plant.The new wastewater treatment plant was officially commissioned on 8 April in the presence of representatives of the Turkish and Greek communities in Nicosia. A symbolic action consisting in unveiling of the plaque and watering of olive trees with treated water from the plant will follow.

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