The soldiers of the Carabinieri Forestry Station of San Pietro in Guarano have room the municipal purifier of Luzzi under seizure following a check which highlighted the incorrect functioning of the system. In particular, the presence of ahigh amount of foul-smelling sewage sludge scattered throughout the square and at the foot of the tanks which caused the blockage and clogging of the white water collection grids. It was also found, by inspecting the entire discharge pipeline, the leak and the overflowing foul-smelling urban waste directly onto the ground in the liquid state which involved an area of one thousand square meters.
Following the check, the area covered by the overflow and the entire purification plant were seized, validated by the Cosenza Public Prosecutor’s Office. The Administrator and the technician of the company that manages the plant were also referred to the competent judicial authority for unauthorized waste management activities and unauthorized land discharge of wastewater.