|Title||UWWT Directive - Article 16 - Situation report|
EC Water Reporting Obligation
Every two years relevant authorities or bodies shall publish situation reports on the disposal of urban waste water and sludge in their areas.
Reporting under this obligation is used for EEA Core set of indicators
|Legislative instrument title||UWWT Directive (consolidated)|
|Reporting dates and guidelines|
|National reporting coordinators|
|National reporting contacts||Authorised WISE data providers for UWWTD (To be updated before each reporting exercise) http://forum.eionet.europa.eu/x_wise-reporting/library/treatment_directive/uwwtd_request_2009/reporters-annex_1|
|Next report due||Every 24 months|
|Date comments||Member States should upload situation reports as soon as they are published every two years|
|Report to||European Commission, Directorate General Environment|
|Other clients using this reporting|
|Reporting guidelines||Recommended format of the Article 16-Situation Report|
The principal aim of this situation report is to inform the public regularly of the situation, on a given date, regarding waste water collection and treatment, as well as to present the development of the situation in relation to at least the two previous years. They have to be transmitted to the Commission as soon as published by the Member States.
What to report?
Informal recommendations on the format of the Article 16-situation report were elaborated between Member States and the Commission (see above).
The DEM-tool for the reporting under Article 15 offers Member States the possibility to manage reports elaborated under Article 16 (http://forum.eionet.europa.eu/x_wise-reporting/lib...)
How to report?
According to the "Manual and Guidance for UWWTD Questionnaire" Member States can either upload their reports as word- or pdf- files and/ or provide the link to a web-site, where the Situation report is published (http://forum.eionet.europa.eu/x_wise-reporting/lib...)
Guidance document "Terms and Definitions of the UWWT Directive"
|Data used for|
|Type of information reported||Data, Compliance, Spatial, Text report|