Portal gdansk.pl
Union of the Baltic Cities
Wały Jagiellońskie 1
80-853 Gdańsk Poland
tel. +48 58 301 09 17
tel. +48 58 301 91 23
fax +48 58 301 76 37
Facebook Contact us
The New City Hall in Gdańsk
The Anthem of the Union of the Baltic Cities
UBC Task Force on Youth Employment and Well-Being
Invitation to "Practical experiences on advanced municipal sewage treatment" in Gdansk on 16-18 October 2012

Dear Sir/Madam

Union of the Baltic Cities - Commission on Environment , City of Gdansk, and the Helsinki Commission (HELCOM) have the pleasure of inviting you to share “Practical experiences on advanced municipal sewage treatment” – PURE FINAL CONFERENCE in Gdansk on 16-17 October 2012. 

The event consists of two parts:
- on 16th October the Polish national situation and international views on the role of municipal waste water treatment in reaching EU norms and HELCOM recommendations are discussed and results and experiences of EU financed project PURE* in Belarus, Estonia, Germany, Latvia and Poland are presented and shared;
- on 17th October in the morning there will be an excursion to the Gdansk’s  ‘Wschód’ WWTP

The event is organized by *Project on Urban Reduction on Eutrophication (PURE) and it will be the Final Conference of the project.


Partner Water Companies of PURE project have implemented concrete investments to enhance their phosphorus removal and have planned improvements in their sludge management. Organising this event, we want to promote practical experiences in problem solving and provide inspiration and ideas for further work in the field of municipal wastewater treatment. Voluntary commitments to improve waste water and sewage sludge treatment emphasize the importance of local actions – impact of which extend wide beyond the local borders of municipalities.

The conference is free of charge and the main conference language is English. Simultaneous interpretation is provided to Russian. Registration is open till 28.9.2012 http://www.purebalticsea.eu/index.php/pure:final_conference

Please find more detailed information of the focus of event from the invitation and the programme in the attachment. The venue of the event will be New Town Hall at Wały Jagiellońskie 1.

PURE final invitation (3.07 MB)

PURE final program (519.78 KB)

If you have any questions please contact representative of the City of Gdansk Jarosław Serek jaroslaw.serek@gdansk.gda.pl


Project on Urban Reduction of Eutrophication (www.purebalticsea.eu)

Union if the Baltic Cities Commission on Environment (www.ubc-environment.net)

City of Gdansk (www.gdansk.pl

HELCOM (www.helcom.fi)

Best Regards,    Björn Grönholm                                                                   

Head of Secretariat                                                            

UBC – Commission on Environment                           




© Copyright Union of the Baltic Cities & City Hall of Gdańsk
Chancellery of the President ¤ Multimedia Department