Changes in urban waste water treatment in eastern Europe

Data Visualization Created 13 Sep 2017 Published 15 Dec 2017 Last modified 15 Dec 2017
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This figure shows the improvement in collection and level of treatment of sewage, over time.

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Steps for graph were set at 1970, 1980, 1990, 1995, 2000, 2005, 2010, 2012, 2014 and 2015. If data were missing for that year, the most recent year reported was used for gap filling, e.g. 2013 data used for 2014. This approach was used for up to 9 years of gap filling.

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Population connected to urban wastewater collecting and treatment systems, by treatment level (ten00020) provided by Statistical Office of the European Union (Eurostat)

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