WaterChain

Leading organisations:
Satakunta University of Applied Sciences (Finland)

Timeframe:
2015-2018

Geographic Area:
Central Europe Scandinavia

Objectives:

To reduce the inflows of nutrients and hazardous substances to the Baltic Sea.


Target audience:
Children/pupils/students, General Public, Local governments, National/Local decision and policy makers, Schools, Staff of wastewater treatment plants, Waste/water treatment providers, and Water/waste service providers

Area of interest:
Occurrence of pharmaceuticals in the environment, Unused/expired pharmaceutical disposal practices, Wastewater, and Water treatment technologies

Activities:

1) Raising awareness of the effects of everyday actions on the Baltic Sea and introducing various means to reduce the chemical and nutrient load.
2) Reducing the inflow of nutrients and hazardous substances by utilizing environmental technology.


Communication material:

Return to search form.

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.