State-of-the Art of Wastewater and Sludge Treatment in Turkey
As a candidate country for the EU membership, proper wastewater treatment and disposal is one of the crucial challenges in Turkey, which should be fulfilled during the next 15 years. More than 3,000 treatment plants are necessary in order to comply with the EU legislation. Huge investments are required for the rehabilitation and new construction of sewage networks as well as for the waste-water treatment plants. Protection of the environment and the need of treated water during the long and dry summer months make the wastewater and sludge treatment process more important than ever.
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