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Drinking water treatment plants (DWTP)

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The raw water reaching the drinking water treatment plant (DWTP) after catchment contains organic and inorganic matter and microorganisms (pathogens and nonpathogens). Consequently, the water normally has a colour and turbidity that prevents its direct consumption.

At the DWTP, a number of different processes (roughing filtration, flocculation and decantation, filtration and disinfection) turn it into water suitable for consumption, i.e. drinking water.