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Definition: Land used for technical infrastructure

Environment

This item covers land used for technical installations that serve the generation and transmission of electricity, the treatment and disposal of wastes, supply and distribution of water, collection and treatment of waste-water and related activities. Included is also the land used for related offices and other service buildings and installations, as well as any space needed, according to national practices, for the operation of such technical infrastructure.  In terms of ISIC, the infrastructure covered by this item is related to activities of major divisions 40, 41 and 90.
Source:
Joint OECD/Eurostat Questionnaire 2002 on the State of the Environment, section on Land
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