In the  Agricultural/Horticultural and Nursery business it is all about growing plants and breeding animals. Both need good quality water and that is sometimes a problem: the soil can be fertile and the weather favourable for growing food crops, but the water supply can be limited or of inferior quality. In these cases, it may be necessary to purify the water, before using it or recycle drainage water for reuse.

In both cases a cost effective solution is desired, that needs little maintenance and energy.

Wetlantec can provide you with an efficient solution that will provide you and your business with good quality water, often combined with a rain water reuse system.

Possible solutions are:

  • Vertical flow constructed wetland filter, CWF
  • Horizontal flow Constructed Wetland Filter
  • Large scale Individual Purification Unit, IPU
  • Rainwater reuse system
  • Grey water reuse system

A serious problem in dairy farming is the disposal of waste water with milk residues in it. Many purification systems do not work well with a combination of protein and fat molecules, which are also a burden to the aquatic environment. Wetlantec found a solution for this problem and combined that with a standard Constructed Wetland Filter, providing an effective and sustainable solution for dairy farmers worldwide.

Case study

The Netherlands has very strict legislation regarding the discharge of waste water, so a large scale dairy farmer in in the north of Holland, approached Wetlantec with a request to come up with a solution to treat 1200 litres per day of waste water from rinsing the milk transport system. A (perfect) solution was found and the water became bio-degradable, using an upgraded CWF. The Beeksma family farm is  using this filter since 2009 and it is functioning very well, providing the farmer with a worry free solution to his waste water problem.