Pourcieux

2-stage vertical flow reed bed filter for the treatment of raw unsettled domestic sewage (French system). Capacity : 1200 People Equivalent. 

Additional Info

  • In operation since: 2003
  • Type of wastewater treated: Domestic
  • Type of wastewater (other): domestic
  • Hydraulic load: 240 m³/day
  • Organic load (PE): 1200 PE
  • Organic design load (kg BOD/day): 72
  • Location: Pourcieux
  • Client: Municipality
  • Stage 1 type: French system
  • Stage 1 surface area (m²): 1350
  • Stage 2 type: Vertical flow, unsaturated
  • Stage 2 surface area (m²): 840
  • Needs:

    Sustainable and cost-effective reed bed filter treatment plant for 1200 p.e. domestic wastewater. 

  • Solution:

    2-stage vertical flow reed bed filter treating raw unsettled sewage (French system)

  • Benefits:

    Good performances of treatment, preservation of local environment. Final outlet : stream "des Avalanches". Design and build : Epur Nature.

    Established : 2003

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