Wastewater Emissions

Applies to: Biogas Plant

Description:

This indicator refers to the prevention of negative effects of wastewater discharge, covering different indicators (pH, temperature change (ΔT), suspended solids (SS), biochemical oxygen demand (BOD), chemical oxygen demand (COD), total organic carbon (TOC)). 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

Sources of information:

Directive 2010/75/EU of the European parliament and of the Council of 24 November 2010 on industrial emissions (integrated pollution prevention and control).

Directive 2006/118/EC of the European parliament and of the Council of 12 December 2006 on the protection of groundwater against pollution and deterioration provides groundwater quality standards.