Wastewater syndicate «SIA du Pays d’Albon», Drôme (26)
Put into operation in 2004 – first bed desludged in 2012 – over 40 % of DM content at first desludging in September 2012
The « SIA Albon » is an activated sludge sewage treatment plant for a population of 13 000 inhabitants. It receives sewage from houses and industries from four villages including Albon.
Sludge is extracted from the aeration tank and dehydrated on 8 Phragmicompostage® reed beds of 3750m2 in total. Sludge then becomes more solid (over 30% dry matter) and easier to make use of