The work for the European Standard for small wastewater ­treatment plants EN 12566

A never ending but always actual story –

Often inexperienced users of standards believe that standards are some kind of “Ten Commandments” of technology that cannot be changed any more. But standards reflect the accepted rules of technology. These technologies are subject of constant changes and developments and thus ask changes, addenda and new editions of the standards. This also concerns small wastewater treatment plants. The first German standards for these plants result from 1970 when even decentralized wastewater treatment has to be improved. Standards for maintenance and regular service appeared in 1983 when a demand for...

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