NonHazCity – Innovative management solutions for minimizing emissions of hazardous substances from urban areas in the Baltic Sea Region

Leading organisations:
Municipality of Stockholm

Timeframe:
2016-2019

Geographic Area:
Baltic Sea Region

Objectives:

Aims to demonstrate possibilities for municipalities and WWTPs to reduce emissions of priority hazardous substances and other pollutants from small scale emitters at urban areas that cannot be reached by traditional water treatment and enforcement techniques


Target audience:
General Public, Local governments, National/Local decision and policy makers, and Scientists

Area of interest:
Occurrence of pharmaceuticals in the environment and Wastewater

Activities:

1) Identify and prioritize substances of concern
2) Track and rank sources tracked and ranked
3) Develop individual Hazardous Substance Source Maps
4) Develop Chemicals Action Plans in partner municipalities


Communication material:

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HCWH Europe gratefully acknowledges the financial support of the European Commission (EC)’s LIFE+ programme, the Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, and Nuclear Safety (BMU) Germany, and the German Environment Agency (UBA). HCWH Europe is solely responsible for the content of this project and related materials. The views expressed do not reflect the official views of the EC, BMU, or UBA.