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Support for international standards development

JS supports international standards development by request from the Japanese government or private companies. The achievement from the supporting activities for the international standards facilitates the future promotion of sewage works.

ISO Technical Committee (TC) that JS joins
ISO/TC JS joins
About ISO/TC275

1. Background

In July 2012, AFNOR, which is French national organization for standardization proposed the establishment of TC for sludge treatment. Later, TC 275 for Sludge recovery, recycling, treatment, and disposal started in February 2013. Japan has acted as a p-member since its starting-up.

As of December 2018, 21 countries of P-members and 14 countries of O-members join in TC 275.

2. National mirror committee

In July 2013, the Japan Industrial Standards Committee (JISC) approved JS and Japan Sewage Treatment Plant Constructors Association (JSCA) as an administrator of the National Mirror Committee of TC 275. The first plenary meeting was held in October 2013, and then, the committee has had six meetings until now.

3. Past plenary meeting of TC 275

JS has participated in all six past meetings of TC 275.