In the Turku region wastewaters are processed in a centralized manner at Turun seudun puhdistamo Oy.
Disposal of septic tank and cesspool sludge
Turun seudun puhdistamo Oy has made arrangements so that septic tank and cesspool sludge originating from Turku and the municipalities of the Turku region can be disposed of at Topinoja waste treatment center. Fees charged for sludge disposal: 13,74 €/m3 (VAT 0%) and 16,90 €/m3 including VAT. Fees include the sewage charge of Turku Water Utility 5,84 €/m3 (VAT 0%) and the processing fee 7,90 €/m3 (VAT 0%).
Wastewater treatment in scattered settlements
Outside the sphere of operations of the water supply plant the owner or holder of the property is responsible for ensuring that wastewaters are treated according to requirements. Wastewater must not be hazardous to the environment.
All properties outside the municipal or water co-operative sewerage must build and/or submit a report about an appropriate wastewater system.