Special corrosion protection measures

Emscher wastewater sewer

On 24 September 2018, the Emschergenossenschaft (Emscher Cooperative) commissioned the first section of the Emscher wastewater sewer. With an overall length of 51 km, the Emscher wastewater sewer runs from Dortmund in the east to Dinslaken in the west, crossing the entire Ruhr metropolis. The first plans for the project were drawn up in 1992 with a budget of 5.3 billion euros. Pooling resources with the Lippeverband (Lippe Association), the Emschergenossenschaft is the largest Water Management Association throughout Germany. In 2011, tunneling for the Bottrop section between the Bottrop...

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