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    The dataset on coastal discharge points from Urban Waste Water Treatment Plant (UWWTP) was created in 2019 by AZTI for the European Marine Observation and Data Network (EMODnet). It is based on the dataset "Waterbase-UWWTD" (Urban Waste Water Treatment Directive – reported data) provided by the European Topic Centre on Inland, Coastal and Marine waters, and made available at The dataset is available for viewing and download on EMODnet web portal (Human Activities, and it presents the available information (location of discharge points, link to specific treatment plant, type of receiving area into which the effluent/wastewater is discharged, related waterbody/river basin) on individual points of discharge from treatment plants or collecting systems located in coastal NUTS3 regions, based on data selected from the reporting of Member States as part of the UWWTD implementation. The geographic coverage is: Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom. The description of all attribute fields of UWWTP is given in the Waterbase-UWWTD ( In this update, data provided by several countries during 2022 (Waterbase reported under UWWTD data call 2021; version 10 publised 15 January 2023) are included.