Mitigation measures

WaterProtect will promote the effective implementation of the most adequate mitigation measures specific for the Waterprotect Actionlabs and this to tackle both diffuse sources and point sources of pollution.

The measures include:

  • Storage platforms for manure
  • Biopurification systems wastewater coming from farmyards
  • Installation of washing/cleaning places for the sprayers
  • Use of drift reducing nozzles
  • The use of bioremediation based on fungi for agricultural effluents in open channels (irrigation ditch type)
  • Creation of vegetated buffer strips, dams and pools
  • Promotion of  soil conservation management strategies

 

 

 

 

WaterProtect: Vegetated buffer strips
WaterProtect: Mobile biopurification system
WaterProtect: Fixed biopurification system

WaterProtect Core Partners

 

WaterProtect Core Partner: VITO WaterProtect Core Partner: ILVO WaterProtect Core Partner: EWP WaterProtect Core Partner: CSIC WaterProtect Core Partner: ECOLOGIC

 

       
WaterProtect Core Partner: Geus WaterProtect Core Partner:  Inagro WaterProtect Core Partner: PIG WaterProtect Core Partner: Teagasc WaterProtect Core Patner: UniversitĂ  Cattolica