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In 2016, Poland had 1533 urban waste water agglomerations of more then 2 000 population equivalent (p.e). These agglomerations generated a total load of 38 542 418 p.e. 94% of this load is connected to collecting systems and 6% addressed through Individual and Appropriate Systems (storage or septic tanks, micro-stations,...). These agglomerations are connected to 56 primary treatment plant, 1036 secondary treatment plants and 600 more stringent treatment plants. All these treatment plants have a total design capacity of 52 608 507 p.e.

Agglomeration : Generated load by collection

Generated Load by collection type (population equivalent – p.e.)
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Generated Load by collection type (population equivalent – p.e.)
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Destination2016
Collected by collecting system36,181,567 pe, 93.9 %
Individual and Appropriate Systems2,252,697 pe, 5.8 %
Discharged without treatment108,123 pe, 0.3 %
Total38,542,387 pe, 100 %
*pe: Population equivalent, *%: Rate
Generated Load by sewage network type (population equivalent – p.e.)
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Generated Load by sewage network type (population equivalent – p.e.)
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Network type2016
No information38,542,418 pe
1,533 na
*pe: Population equivalent, *na: Number of agglomeration

Agglomeration : Generated load by compliance

Total generated load by compliance (population equivalent – p.e.)
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Total generated load by compliance (population equivalent – p.e.)
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Compliance state2016
Compliant33,084,486 pe
Not Compliant5,457,932 pe
Total38,542,418 pe
*pe: Population equivalent
Number of agglomerations by compliance
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Number of agglomerations by compliance
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Compliance state2016
Compliant1,259
Not Compliant274
Total1,533
*: Number of elements

Waste water treatment plant : Load entering by compliance

Total load entering by compliance (population equivalent – p.e.)
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Total load entering by compliance (population equivalent – p.e.)
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Compliance state2016
Compliant43,347,836 pe
Not Compliant3,919,131 pe
Total47,266,967 pe
*pe: Population equivalent
Number of treatment plant by compliance
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Number of treatment plant by compliance
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Compliance state2016
Compliant1,476
Not Compliant198
Total1,674
*: Number of elements

Waste water treatment plant : Load entering by treatment type

Total load entering by treatment type (population equivalent – p.e.)
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Total load entering by treatment type (population equivalent – p.e.)
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Treatment type2016
More stringent treatment32,238,410 pe
Secondary treatment13,075,341 pe
Primary treatment1,953,216 pe
Total47,266,967 pe
*pe: Population equivalent
Number of treatment plant by treatment type
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Number of treatment plant by treatment type
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Treatment type2016
More stringent treatment598
Secondary treatment1,028
Primary treatment48
Total1,674
*: Number of elements

Agglomeration : generated load by agglomeration size

Total generated load by agglomeration size (population equivalent – p.e.)
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Total generated load by agglomeration size (population equivalent – p.e.)
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Size2016
< 10,000 pe4,603,112 pe
10,000 to 100,000 pe13,903,757 pe
> 100,000 pe20,035,549 pe
Total38,542,418 pe
*pe: Population equivalent
Number of agglomeration by size
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Number of agglomeration by size
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Size2016
< 10,000 pe985
10,000 to 100,000 pe475
> 100,000 pe73
Total1,533
*: Number of elements

Waste water treatment plant : Total load entering and discharged

Total load entering and discharged
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Total load entering and discharged
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2016
ParameterEnteringDischarged
BOD1,026,075.63 tons/year36,073.54 tons/year
COD2,254,578.80 tons/year146,732.24 tons/year
N141,830.43 tons/year16,326.26 tons/year
P20,079.67 tons/year1,130.34 tons/year
BOD, COD, N, P concentration
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BOD, COD, N, P concentration
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2016
ParameterEnteringDischarged
BOD439,454.46 mg/l15,449.81 mg/l
COD965,605.93 mg/l62,843.45 mg/l
N60,744.08 mg/l6,992.32 mg/l
P8,599.85 mg/l484.11 mg/l

MS Level statistics

Sludge destination
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In 2016, 604,310 Tons DS of sludge was generated
Sludge destination
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In 2016, 604,310 Tons DS of sludge was generated
Destination2016
Discharged into surface waters : Pipelines0.0
Discharged into surface waters : Ships0.0
Discharged into surface waters : Others0.0
Re-used: Soil and agriculture218,599.0
Re-used: Others0.0
Disposed: Landfill61,990.3
Disposed: Incineration108,937.0
Disposed: Others214,783.0
Missing0.7
Total604,310.0

Legal compliance

Legal compliance for collection in p.e.
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Legal compliance for collection in p.e.
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YearCompliantNot compliantNot relevant
201637,536,0501,006,368 -
Legal compliance for collection by number of agglomerations
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Legal compliance for collection by number of agglomerations
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YearCompliantNot compliantNot relevant
20161,430103 -
Legal compliance for 2nd treatment in p.e.
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Legal compliance for 2nd treatment in p.e.
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YearCompliantNot compliantNot relevant
201633,488,6772,692,890 -
Legal compliance for 2nd treatment by number of agglomerations
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Legal compliance for 2nd treatment by number of agglomerations
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YearCompliantNot compliantNot relevant
20161,35216615
Legal compliance for 3rd treatment in p.e.
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Legal compliance for 3rd treatment in p.e.
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YearCompliantNot compliantNot relevant
201628,060,4064,375,8263,745,335
Legal compliance for 3rd treatment by number of agglomerations
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Legal compliance for 3rd treatment by number of agglomerations
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YearCompliantNot compliantNot relevant
2016406142985