Requirements applying to structure and use

Durability of small wastewater treatment plants and the materials of which their tanks are made

The implementation of version EN 12566-3:2005+A2:2013 fundamentally changes the requirements applying to the durability of small wastewater treatment plant and the materials of their tanks.Until now, only testing within the scope of factory production control was required for demonstrating conformity. Manufacturers of these plant were previously allowed to show, by means of a technical data sheet, e.g., for plastics, that the materials parameters specified in the standard were satisfied. Since September 2013, however, EN 12566 requires proof of durability and/or initial testing by a notified...

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