This is an archived release.
Still growth in sewage and sanitation
The turnover in sewage and refuse disposal, sanitation and similar activities was NOK 1.9 billion in July and August of 2006. Compared with the same period last year, this is an increase of 20 per cent.
Businesses dealing with collection and treatment of sewage had a turnover of NOK 178 million in July and August of 2006. This is a 26 per cent increase compared with the same period in 2005. The businesses within sanitation, remediation and similar activities had a turnover of NOK 53 million in the same period. This is a 56 per cent decrease compared with the corresponding period in 2005.
In July and August of 2006, the turnover in the businesses dealing collection and treatment of other waste represented over 9/10 of the total turnover within sewage and refuse disposal. This subclass had a turnover of almost NOK 1.7 billion in the fourth period of 2006, an increase of 18 per cent compared with the same period in 2005.