Reporting obligation for: Urban Waste Water Treatment Directive - Situation Report

Title Urban Waste Water Treatment Directive - Situation Report
Description 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 Urban Waste Water Treatment Directive (consolidated)
Reporting dates and guidelines
National reporting coordinators
National reporting contacts Urban Waste Water Treatment Directive - Data Reporters (extranet-uwwtd-data)
Reporting frequency  
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  
Extra information 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 (1999) were elaborated between Member States and the Commission (see above).

How to report?
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.

Guidance document "Terms and Definitions of the UWWT Directive"
Principle repository CDR  
Data used for
Type of information reported Data, Compliance, Spatial, Text report