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 Wastewater treated in Wastewaters treatment plan (m³)
Characteristic Description
Name Wastewater treated in Wastewaters treatment plan (m³) by Geographic localization (NUTS - 2013) and Level of treatment of wastewater; Annual
Regularity Annual
Source Statistics Portugal, ERSAR, ERSARA, DREM, Urban public systems of water services / physical and operational components
First available period 2014
Last available period 2019
  • Data reference period
  • Geographic localization (NUTS - 2013)
  • Level of treatment of wastewater
  • WASTEWATER TREATMENT SYSTEMS:  Activities related to building, maintaining, repairing or substituting wastewater treatment plants, regardless of the type of treatment (conventional wastewater treatment plants, stabilisation lagoons or municipal septic tanks).
  • WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT:  Range of installations and devices where artificial wastewater treatment processes are applied (before the final destination of waste water) aiming to accelerate the natural processes of purification in a controlled manner.
  • REFERENCE PERIOD:  The length of time for which data are collected, e.g. a specific day, month or year.
  • URBAN PUBLIC SYSTEMS OF WATER SERVICES:  Water supply and/or wastewater sanitation systems intended to serve population, normally installed on public roads or areas, on lands of the associated management entity or of others, which use is of public interest.
  • TREATED WASTEWATER:  Waste water after being subjected to primary, secondary or higher level treatment, with the aim of reducing the pollution caused in the receiving environment as well as the associated public health risks, thus fulfilling the quality requirements imposed by the competent licencing entity.
Measure unit (symbol) Cubic metre (m³)
Power of 10  0
Last update date 08/04/2021

information presented in 14/4/2021