Wastewater Management

Applies to: Biogas Plant

Description:

This indicator refers to the prevention of negative impacts of wastewater from the plant on nearby waterbodies. The indicator considers types of wastewater (process water, sanitary water, rainwater) and its management.

Questions:

Which wastewater is produced by the plant?

How are wastewaters managed?

Rating:

Wastewaters will be separately collected, treated and discharged

Wastewaters will not be separately collected, but will be treated and discharged

Wastewaters will not be separately collected and treated

Not in line with relevant regulations and permits

Sources of information:

Seadi TA, Rutz D, Prassl H, K├Âttner M, Finsterwalder T, Volk S, Janssen R. 2008. Biogas Handbook.