How to combat nutrient losses from agricultural activities with filter systems

Event duration: 3 hours
Venue: Online Zoom Conference
NuReDrain 2.0 is organising its final conference webinar! And we do it in style: as a partner event of the EU Green Week! The conference takes place on 8 June from 14:00 until 17:00 CEST.


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  • Keynote by Bernd Lennartz (Rostock University): "Nutrient excesses in Europe: flash back and flash forward"
  • A carrousel of filter systems to remove nitrates from drainage water and greenhouse effluent by Pieter Van Aken (KU Leuven)
  • Development of a phosphate removal filter for single drains and collector drains by Junwei Hu (Ghent University)
  • A 2-in-1 Do It Yourself filter for the removal of nitrates and phosphates from greenhouse effluent by Els Pauwels (PCS Ornamental Plant Research)
  • To regenerate or not to regenerate? A technical-economic analysis about the recovery of filter material and phosphorus  by Jef Bergmans (VITO)
  • Different scenarios for nutrient removal in a catchment by Andreas Bauwe (Rostock University)
  • Q & A
  • Outlook to the Nuredrain results and the way forward by NuReDrain project coordinator Charlotte Boeckaert (Vlakwa)