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Influence of the wastewater from chosen food processing industries located in Szczecin on a quality of receiver’s water was presented. The theoretical part of the paper comprises general fundamentals of the biological treatment of the wastewater, the sources of the wastewater and their impact onto a sewerage system and the receiver at meat processing and dairy industries were also presented in this part of the paper.
Szczecin Dairy and Szczecin Poultry Processing Company are both equipped with biological wastewater treatment plants. The treated wastewater is discharged to the receivers that are directly linked to River Odra, thus has an impact on the quality of River Odra water. Basing on a performed research on parameters of untreated and treated wastewater, the treatment performance of the wastewater treatment plants was described as well as an attempt to estimation of an impact of the wastewater onto the receiver was made.