At Escurolles, in central France (Allier), a reed bed fed with raw sewage assures primary and secondary treatment for 705 PE , followed by a tricking filter for polishing and nitrification 

 

Wastewater treatment plant for 1250 p.e., in a very touristic site in the south of France, separative sewerage system, constructed in 1998.

“French sytem” treating raw unsettled sewage in a 2 stage vertical flow reed bed filter without electricity

Resolis: Two 200m2 horizontal subsurface flow wetlands operated in paralell treating 10m3/d of secondary sewage.

 

Wastewater treatment plant for 1200 p.e. at St-Affrique-les-Montagne, south west of France (Tarn), with 1 vertical flow reed bed combined with a surface flow polishing treatment

Orelle (French Alps): a 1200 m², vertical flow reed bed (French system) plus a 800 m² second stage unsaturated vertical flow reed bed for domestic effluent under cold climate conditions.

 

Allenwiller : a 1700 m², vertical flow reed bed (French system) plus a 960 m² second stage unsaturated vertical flow reed bed filter, treating 495 m3/d of domestic effluent from three villages (1100 PE) in Alsace.

  • Adapted „French system“ for a nursing home, Hogar de Ancianos Sta. Ana y San Joaquín y Asociación Ayuda Me Perú
  • All treated wastewater is reused for irrigation of agricultural used area
  • The 2 staged wetland system treats the domestic effluent of 55 residents and employees
  • The pre-treatment is carried out on the surface of an planted, vertical flowed gravel bed wetland with 2 charging points, used alternately (2 and 2 days)
  • The post-treatment is carried out in an planted vertical flowed sand bed wetland with 4 divisions to maintain always the biologically activity in all parts of the wetland

Design, Construction and Operation and mantainmance by Rotaria del Perú, online monitoring by SCADAweb

An educational wetland of 30 PE treating the sanitary wastewater of a toilet building.

Large treatment wetland in the northwest of France, near the city of Le Mans,  treating 4000 PE and also large amounts of storm and drainage water. Zero surface water discharge in summer. 

Vertical flow reed bed filter (French system) followed by a trickling filter and a treatment with apatite treat the pollution of raw domestic sewage. Capacity : 1500 p.e. Vegetated effluent discharge area before final reject into the small river "Merderic".

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