Decision No. 078/2012 of EYATH S.A.'s Board of Directors states that following an application from an individual the Sewerage & Environment Quality Control Lab can carry out random tests or chemical analyses and evaluate the results in the case of wastewater leaks in order to determine the origin of the wastewater.
The number of facilities being checked by the Department has risen significantly in recent years. There are also strong ties between the Thessaloniki Wastewater Treatment Facility and industries and manufacturers located in Kalochori, Thermi, the Diavata Industrial Area and the local tanneries.
To approve a liquid waste treatment plan applicants must submit the following paperwork to EYATH’s Sewerage & Environment Quality Control Lab on the 8th floor of the building at 98 Tsimiski St., between 07:30 and 13:30 hours:
Decision No. 078/2012 of EYATH’s Board of Directors states that any design consultant who submits a modified plan more than once must pay an additional charge.
The following paperwork is needed for a temporary liquid waste disposal permit, which must be submitted when the works to implement the aforementioned plan are completed:
ΓTo obtain the final liquid waste disposal permit you only need to submit an application to EYATH S.A. 6 months after the temporary permit was issued.
All industries are systematically checked by the Sewerage & Environment Quality Control Lab which carries out around 14,000 tests a year, both in relation to how waste treatment plants they have are operating and to allocate the cost of the waste treatment plant to the industries in the Thessaloniki Industrial Area. Decision No. 465/2006 of the Board of Directors of EYATH S.A. states that the Sewerage & Environment Quality Control Lab must provide written notice of waste quality when industries ask for the results of tests, provided they pay the relevant charges (see too Decision No. 078/2012).