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Figure 6.3: Receiving environments for wastewater discharged from 125 treatment plants, 2007

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Data source: Waste Information, 2007.

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Receiving environments for wastewater discharged from 125 treatment plants:

  • Long sea outfall 17%
  • Near shore outfall 5%
  • Lake 1%
  • River/stream 47%
  • Estuary 3%
  • Wetland 3%
  • Land 18%
  • Groundwater 6%