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Council Directive 91/271/EEC of 21 May 1991 concerning urban waste-water treatment

Scope

This Directive concerns the collection, treatment and discharge of urban waste water, and the treatment and discharge of waste water from certain industrial sectors. (Art. 1)

Exemptions

Not specified

Regulatory activities

The Directive regulates obligations of Member States, and there are no provisions with regard to industry obligations.

Relevant product types

The Directive does not contain any list of substances.

Reference documents

Urban Waste Water Treatment map

Obligations based on CLP hazard class

No

Obligations based on properties of concerns

No

EU-level occupational exposure limits

Not applicable

EU-level emission limit values

No provision

Substance-centric data source(s) at the EU level

Water Information System for Europe The Water Information System for Europe (WISE) is a partnership between the European Commission (DG Environment, Joint Research Centre and Eurostat) and The European Environment Agency, known as ''the Group of Four'' (Go4).

Industry submission system in place

No

Format for industry submission

Not applicable

Owner

EEA, DG ENV (in the context of reporting and monitoring on implementation of the Directive)

Update process

EEA, DG ENV

Amendments

Commission Directive 98/15/EC of 27 February 1998 amending Council Directive 91/271/EEC with respect to certain requirements established in Annex I thereof Corrigendum to Commission Directive 98/15/EC of 27 February 1998 amending Council Directive 91/271/EEC with respect to certain requirements established in Annex I thereof Corrigendum to Commission Directive 98/15/EC of 27 February 1998 amending Council Directive 91/271/EEC with respect to certain requirements established in Annex I thereof Regulation (EC) No 1882/2003 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 29 September 2003 adapting to Council Decision 1999/468/EC the provisions relating to committees which assist the Commission in the exercise of its implementing powers laid down in instruments subject to the procedure referred to in Article 251 of the EC Treaty Regulation (EC) No 1137/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 22 October 2008 adapting a number of instruments subject to the procedure laid down in Article 251 of the Treaty to Council Decision 1999/468/EC, with regard to the regulatory procedure with scrutiny - Adaptation to the regulatory procedure with scrutiny - Part One Council Directive 2013/64/EU of 17 December 2013 amending Council Directives 91/271/EEC and 1999/74/EC, and Directives 2000/60/EC, 2006/7/EC, 2006/25/EC and 2011/24/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council, following the amendment of the status of Mayotte with regard to the European Union

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