Chemical products as well as all other goods that are produced on a large industrial scale are an integral part of our everyday life:
Power plants form the backbone of our energy supply in Germany. Today, more than 80% of electrical energy is still produced by burning fossil fuels such as coal, gas and oil.
Filling stations and tank storage facilities are LAU facilities in the classic sense, with the “A” for filling substances hazardous to water in the foreground.
The large number of waste code numbers and their composition (mixtures) means that many waste materials are classified as generally hazardous to water under the Waste Catalogue Ordinance (AVV).
Airports, ports, train stations meet almost all the circumstances to be classified as LAU facilities. First, these facilities may be for the storage (Lagerung) “L” of substances hazardous to water.
Every time a car is washed, fuel residues, road dust, heavy metals and tire wear are washed off and can pollute groundwater.
Drainage in foundations and floor slabs for rainwater and wastewater pipes