5.1.1.3 Wastewater Emissions

Applies to: Pellet/Briquette Plant; CHP Plant

Description:

This indicator refers to the prevention of negative effects of wastewater discharge of a plant. The indicator compares measured (if available) or foreseen values with the thresholds prescribed by regulations or permits.

Questions:

What are the limit values prescribed for wastewater emission of the plant?

What are the foreseen/measured values of wastewater indicators of the plant?

Rating:

Foreseen/Measured values more than 15% lower than prescribed values

Foreseen/Measured values more than 10% lower than prescribed values

Foreseen/Measured values lower than prescribed values

Foreseen/Measured values worse than prescribed values

Following emission limits were defined by regulation for wastewaters emitted to a sewage network and these should be used if no other thresholds were defined for the project (Table 13).

Following emission limits were defined by regulation for wastewaters emitted to the marine environment and these should be used if no other thresholds were defined for the project (Table 14).

Following emission limits were defined by regulation for wastewaters emitted to freshwater bodies and groundwater reservoirs and these should be used if no other thresholds were defined for the project (Table 15).

Sources of information:

Decree No. 44, 2000, the Ministry of Housing.

Egyptian environmental law. No. 4 of the year 1994 and its amendments.

According to decree No. 48, 1982 and its amendments.