Agro-industrial wastewater for irrigation
4 June, 2050
Waste water source
Hydroreuse uses agro-industrial wastewater (slaughterhouses, wineries, cheese production…) from the area around Alentejo.
The reclaimed water is tested on hydroponic system to cultivate tomatoes. Future plans however doesn’t exclude use in arable farming.
Waste water treatment description
Nutrient removal : Basic calcium precipitation
Pesticide removal : none
Disinfection : Basic calcium precipitation
Suspended solids removal : Basic calcium precipitation
Extent of the agricultural beneficiaries
Type of agreement