Report highlights Andalucía’s sewage woes

Tight municipal budgets and rising non-compliance levels at wastewater treatment plants in southern Spain have created a vicious circle of under-investment. With central government spending set to fall, is there a greater role for the private sector?

A new report by Spanish environmental NGO Ecologistas en Acción has focused renewed attention on the wastewater treatment crisis in the southern province of Andalucía. The document points out that, while provision has improved overall, plans for new WWTPs are running significantly behind schedule, while a growing number of existing facilities are not compliant with EU...

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