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Wastewater

Used water from toilets, showers, sinks, dishwashers, clothes washers, and other sources in the home, including all contaminants, which can either flow into a municipal sewer system or be treated with an onsite wastewater disposal system.
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The aim of this mixed waste-water treatment is to convert this solid portion to a manageable sludge (2 % dry) while leaving effluent (0.003 % dry solids) [8, 9] and to use this treated waste-water for gardening purpose and reduce the pressure on local water resources.
Industrial sources of waste-water often require specialized treatment process [3].The sewage treatment involves three stages called primary, secondary and tertiary treatment first; the solids are separated from the waste-water stream.
Connection to waste-water systems does not, of course, guarantee that the water collected is treated, Eurostat points out.
Significant failings are also flagged up in respect of waste-water collection: Member States reported 91% and 77% of the affected agglomerations in sensitive areas and "normal areas" respectively to be provided with complying collecting systems.