Finnish Industrial Wastewater Guide

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Finnish Industrial Wastewater Guide

Finnish Industrial Wastewater Guide: Conveying non-domestic wastewater to sewers

 The international version of the Finnish Industrial Wastewater Guide. 

Publication series no. 69 of the Finnish Water Utilities Association
Helsinki 2018


Finnish Industrial Wastewater Guide illustrates Finnish practices for managing industrial wastewater and presents the collaboration model, currently applied in Finland, between municipalities, industrial enterprises and water utilities. Publication provides support and up-to-date information on the management of industrial wastewater to sewers and their safe management at municipal wastewater treatment plants.

Finnish Industrial Wastewater Guide describes the various stages in drawing up an industrial wastewater agreement and matters that have to be taken into account in preparing such an agreement. Publication includes the legislation applicable to industrial wastewater, information on quality restrictions, contractual matters, fees, monitoring and practical examples of functioning solutions. Appendices present examples of industrial wastewater agreements used by Finnish water utilities.

Guide was translated into English in the context of the BEST – Better Efficiency for Industrial Sewage Treatment project, translation was commissioned by the Helsinki Region Environmental Services Authority HSY.

Source and Download Link: Vesilaitosyhdistys (VVY)

ISBN 978-952-6697-38-3 (pdf)
ISSN 2242-7317