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Discharges to water and sewage sludge production – Municipal waste water treatment plants, pulp and paper industry and other industry

The statistics describe discharges to water in Sweden from major point sources as well as the quality and use of the sludge produced in the treatment plants. The statistics include discharges from incensed municipal water treatment plants, pulp and paper industry and certain other coastal industries.

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Swedish Environmental Protection Agency

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Discharges to water and sewage sludge production in 2018

2020-07-01

In 2018, total discharges of nutrients to water via municipal wastewater treatment plants subject to authorisation amounted to 270 tonnes of phosphorous, 15 000 tonnes of nitrogen, 6 500 tonnes of biochemical oxygen demand (BOD7), and 40 500 tonnes of chemical oxygen demand (COD-Cr), including some wastewater overflow at the plants.

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Title Language Type Date
Discharges to water and sewage sludge production in 2018 English SM 2020-07-01
Discharges to water and sewage sludge production in 2016 English SM 2018-04-03
Discharges to water and sewage sludge production in 2014 English SM 2016-04-01
Discharges to water and sewage sludge production in 2012 English SM 2014-04-01
Discharges to water and sewage sludge production in 2010 English SM 2012-04-02

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