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NuReDrain partners visit Rostock University for a project meeting

05 May 2022

After a long period of travel restrictions and (semi-)lockdowns, NuReDrain partners were again able to have a physical meeting and travelled on 15 and 16 March to Rostock (Germany). The latest researc…

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Design your own MBBR with a handy calculation tool

05 May 2022

Nitrates in drainage water can be removed from water by means of a Moving Bed Biofilm Reactor (MBBR). This has been proved in several NuReDrain field cases. NuReDrain partner KU Leuven developed a too…

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VIDEO A Zero Valent Iron filter to trap nitrogen and phosphorus from drainage water

01 April 2022

Copenhagen University is testing an experimental Zero Valent Iron filter for the removal of phosphorus and nitrogen from drainage water. The nitrate is transformed into ammonium that could be recycle…

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Vegetable grower Goni invests in a ‘NuReDrain MBBR filter system’

24 January 2022

The Belgian vegetable grower Goni located in Sint-Katelijne-Waver has invested in a denitrifying Moving Bed Biofilm Reactor filter developed by NuReDrain project partner KU Leuven. The field test resu…

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SEGES visits MBBR installations

24 January 2022

The Danish agricultural knowledge and innovation centre SEGES has come to Belgium to take a look at the NuReDrain Moving Bed Biofilm Reactor (MBBR) filter systems that remove nitrates from drainage wa…

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Survey: farmers’ opinion on filter systems

24 January 2022

Nuredrain values the farmers’ opinion. Which requirements should the nutrient removal filters have? Are individual or collective filters recommended? Who should pay for these filters? Therefore a surv…

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Nuredrain 2.0 started

24 January 2022

Last summer, the Interreg secretariat for the North Sea Region approved our proposal for the extension of NuReDrain until June 2023! With NuReDrain 2.0, we continue our research into the development o…

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VIDEO Computer model calculates the reduction potential of nutrient removal filters

09 December 2021

The filter materials and filter systems have shown their potential to reduce the nutrient pollution in drainage water at a local level. For decision makers, it is of great importance to know the nutri…

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VIDEO A denitrification filter system at river Lethe (Germany)

07 December 2021

The high nitrate concentrations in the river Lethe (Lower Saxony, Germany) threatens the biodiversity in the Ahlhorner Fischteichte nature area. OOWV, the local drinking water supplier, set up a field…

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VIDEO Phosphorus filter system for drainage water at Venner Bruchkanal (Germany)

07 December 2021

The Lower Saxony Chamber of Agriculture (LWK Niedersachsen) has developed a filter shaft that collects and filters the phosphorus-containing water from a drainage system shortly before it flows into t…

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