62.5%
sorted waste
over an area with 3.1 million
inhabitants
93%
waste recovered
the amount of sorted waste
recuperated, going towards
a circular economy
150
thousand tons of CO2 avoided
with the plastic recycled
by Aliplast

Main purification plant extension/improvement measures

The following table shows the main improvement and expansion measures of purification plants completed during the year and in progress.

Main purification plant extension/improvement measures

Plant

Population equivalents

Progress

(at end 2018)

Type of measure

Environmental benefits expected/obtained

Ravenna

240,000

Construction in progress (to be completed in 2020)

Purification plant revamping, water line and sludge/centrifuge room

Improved handling of water purification sludge and greater efficiency of the plant

Servola (Trieste)

220,000

Completed

Measure to achieve compliance with regulations and expand the Servola purification plant

More effective treatment and greater guarantee of compliance with applicable regulations Resolution of infringement procedures 2004/2034 and 2014/2059

Cesena (FC)

197,500

Construction in progress (to be completed in 2019)

Measure to achieve plant’s compliance with regulations

Improvement of treatment efficiency and upgrade of drainage

Ca’ Nordio

(PD)

197,000

Ongoing (to be completed in 2022)

Plant upgrade measure

Increase of the nominal power of the system to 230,000 PE

Riccione (RN)

180,000

Completed

Measure to achieve plant’s compliance with regulations

Improvement of treatment efficiency and upgrade of drainage

Borgheria

(PU)

116,500

Design in progress (to be completed in 2021)

Measure to achieve plant’s compliance with regulations

More effective treatment and greater guarantee of compliance with applicable regulations EC Infringement Resolution 2009/2034 and 2014/2059

Imola (IF)

75,000

Construction in progress (to be completed in 2021)

Reclamation of Santerno treatment plant digesters

Improved handling of purification sludge

Montecchio (PU)

30,000

Construction in progress

(to be completed in 2021)

Plant upgrade measure

More effective treatment and greater guarantee of compliance with applicable regulations EC Infringement Resolution 2014/2059

Sasso Marconi (BO)

12,000

Construction in progress (to be completed in 2020)

Treatment plant revamping

Improvement of treatment efficiency and upgrade of drainage

Orciano (PU)

3,300

Construction in progress (to be completed in 2021)

Plant upgrade measure

More effective treatment and greater guarantee of compliance with applicable regulations EC Infringement Resolution 2009/2034 and 2014/2059