Legislation for: Urban Waste Water Treatment Directive - Implementation

Legal framework
Legislative instrument title Urban Waste Water Treatment Directive (consolidated)  [Article 15]
Sibling reporting obligations
Type of obligation Compulsory
Participating countries/territories Austria , Belgium , Bulgaria , Croatia , Cyprus , Czech Republic , Denmark , Estonia , Finland , France , Germany , Greece , Hungary , Iceland* , Ireland , Italy , Latvia , Liechtenstein* , Lithuania , Luxembourg , Malta , Netherlands , Norway* , Poland , Portugal , Romania , Slovakia , Slovenia , Spain , Sweden , Switzerland* , United Kingdom
Environmental issues Chemicals, Water  
General comments Transition periods for the EU-12 Member States (Bulgaria, Cyprus, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia) and Croatia as set out in the Accession Treaties (http://ec.europa.eu/environment/water/water-urbanw... and http://ec.europa.eu/environment/water/water-urbanw...).

Through inclusion into annex XX of the EEA agreement (Section II Water, article 13), the provisions of the UWWT Directive apply as well to the EFTA countries Iceland, Norway, Liechtenstein and Switzerland, under the provisions set out in the EEA Agreement.

The Commission summary (synthesis) reports on UWWTD implementation can be found on the web site http://ec.europa.eu/environment/water/water-urbanw... 
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