The BRL exploitation company reuses disinfected wastewater from the Roquefort des Corbières wastewater treatment plant for irrigation of vineyards in the region.
Demonstration of vineyard irrigation with reclaimed water
IRRI ALT’EAU seeks to investigate the long term effects of using drip irrigation with reclaimed water from a WWTP (municipal) in vineyards. The final stage of the project is to implement the system in existing vineyards.
Development of suitable techniques for reclaimed water in rural areas
Rur’Eaux searches to reclaim water from low capacity WWTPs that are typically used in rural areas. The reclaimed water will be used for the irrigation of fodder crops and vegetables at a research facility.
Water and agricultural research platform
The project disinfects the effluent of a WWTP to irrigate horticultural crops, along with citrus trees, fruit trees… One of the disinfection techniques that is being investigated is solar UV disinfection. On a yearly basis, the fully implemented system reclaims 13.5 hm³ of water.
Agricultural irrigation with reclaimed water in Cartagena
Effluent from a WWTP is reclaimed using lagooning techniques and chlorination. The reclaimed water has been used for over 20 years to irrigate all kinds of crops in the region, from potatoes to olive trees.
First application and market introduction of combined wastewater treatment and reuse technology for agricultural purposes
Municipal wastewater that recieve tertiary treatment with a membrane bioreactor along with disinfection techniques to make it suitable for the irrigation of vegetables and fruit trees.