Beta Version : remaining inconsistencies are possible. They will be corrected during the next reporting exercise

Home page

Welcome to the Urban Waste Water Treatment Directive (UWWTD) site for Ireland !

In 2016, Ireland had 185 urban waste water agglomerations of more then 2 000 population equivalent (p.e). These agglomerations generated a total load of 5 080 615 p.e. 96% of this load is connected to collecting systems and 4% addressed through Individual and Appropriate Systems (storage or septic tanks, micro-stations,...). These agglomerations are connected to 2 primary treatment plant, 56 secondary treatment plants and 121 more stringent treatment plants. All these treatment plants have a total design capacity of 5 541 664 p.e.