The organization Reinhaltungsverband Region Neusiedler See- Westufer (RHV-NSW) was founded in October 1996 and consists nowadays of nine member communities. The association is located directly at the wastewater treatment plant in Schützen/ Gebirge (Bgld).
Based on scientific studies the establishment of this association is considered as best regional solution in economical and ecological matter for wastewater treatment. Besides wastewater treatment, the field of activity of the association comprises collection and further transportation of wastewater to the purification association.
Both, construction period and project costs were lower than expected. This was verified by a report of the Austrian Audit Court in 2005.
Operation of all facilities is essential for protecting the national park Neusiedler See.