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

In 2016, Latvia had 74 urban waste water agglomerations of more then 2 000 population equivalent (p.e). These agglomerations generated a total load of 1 588 668 p.e. 95% of this load is connected to collecting systems and 5% addressed through Individual and Appropriate Systems (storage or septic tanks, micro-stations,...). These agglomerations are connected to 47 secondary treatment plants and 24 more stringent treatment plants. All these treatment plants have a total design capacity of 2 159 259 p.e.