Constructed wetlands

CE marking requirement and ECJ judgment

To ensure the free movement of goods within the European Economic Area (EEA), manufacturers must declare the conformity of their product with the EU directives and regulations applicable to the product as well as with the associated EN standards and confirm this conformity by CE marking.

The scope of the European harmonized standards EN 12566-3, 12566-6 and 12566-7 includes small sewage treatment plants, built in containers made of flexible sheets. The transition period for the first standard to be harmonized with this scope, EN 12566- 6, ended in August 2014. Since then, these installations...

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