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UKWIR end of pipe versus source control. (Kevin 3) - WT03042


UKWIR has been procuring research work on this issue since the beginning of 2005. It is now timely to procure related work as Project 1A in collaboration with Defra, the Environment Agency and Ofwat. This particular piece of work will produce its own report which will be published by UKWIR acknowledging the other collaborators.

Aims of the project

The project will have the following objectives:

· To gain a better understanding of the environmental, social and economic implications of additional sewage treatment vs tackling pollution at source;
· To develop methodologies with which to assess cost effectiveness, technical feasibility and disproportionate costs and assess whether priority substances are better removed at source or at end-of-pipe and/or if exemptions should apply.
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 2005

To: 2006

Cost: £40,000
Contractor / Funded Organisations
United Kingdom Water Industry Research Ltd
Environmental Protection              
Water Pollution              
Water Quality              
Fields of Study
Water Quality