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Hot spotCommunal sewage discharge in small settlements
RegionRepublic of Komi
SectorMunicipal waste water
Reason for being a hot spotCommunal sewage treatment facilities in many small settlements are practically absent. Untreated sewage enter water bodies and pose threat to the ecosystems and humans.
Status in elimination procedureNo information
Environmental status in 2003 reportDischarge of contaminated wastewater in the Republic: 140.5 million m3/year.
Present statusIn 2011: Discharge of contaminated wastewater in the Republic: 128.8 million m3/year.
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Actions done 
OwnerMinistry of Architecture and Construction of the Republic of Komi
AddressKommunisticheskaya st. 8, 167000 Syktyvkar, the Republic of Komi