Select countries
Select subregions
Select regions
Select other regional groupings
Definition
Treated wastewater (primary, secondary and tertiary) annually produced by municipal wastewater treatment facilities in the country. Primary treatment processes can include: sedimentation tank, septic tank, skimming, chemical enhanced primary treatment. Secondary treatment makes use of natural bio-chemical processes to treat wastewater and can include: waste stabilization pond, constructed wetlands, overland treatment, nutrient film techniques, soil aquifer treatment, high-rate algal pond, floating aquatic macrophyte systems. Tertiary treatment process can include: membrane filtration (micro-; nano-; ultra- and reverse osmosis), infiltration / percolation, activated carbon, disinfection (chlorination, ozone, UV)

Options:
Indexed lines
Per capita
Global
Display:    

Update

Related Variables

Nationally derived quality of open water bodies Nationally derived percentage of water bodies with good quality Nationally derived quality of groundwater Proportion of bodies of water with good ambient water quality (SDG 6.3.2)

show data completeness

Supports GEGs:


Supports SDGs: