Project Videos

The NuReDrain project will produce a series of videos showing the different field cases and their specific approach and circumstances.

 

Filter systems for Nitrogen and Phosphorus removal in horticulture by PCS and KU Leuven

 

Tests on filter systems for phosphorus removal from drainage water in agricultural fields by Ghent University and Inagro

 

Video about tests on a phosphorus filter system in a water production centre by De Watergroep and VITO

 

Video about NuReDrain project and filter tests at PC Sierteelt on 'Plattelandspret' for TV Oost (local TV in Provincie Oost-Vlaanderen, BE)

 

NuReDrain Webinars

In September and October 2020 NuReDrain organised a series of webinars about the research results.

Webinar I : phosphorus filter systems for drainage water

 Download the handouts here.

 

Webinar II : phosphorus recovery from agricultural waters and removal modelling

Download the handouts here.

 

 WebinarIII : Nitrogen removal from agricultural waters

 Download the handouts here.

 

KU Leuven investigate the possibility of integrating phosphorus adsorbing materials in a circular process

03 June 2020

The regeneration of the saturated P filter materials and the recovery of the adsorbed phosphorus, is part of the research within the NuReDrain project. Researchers at KU Leuven have developed a method…

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Reuse P in iron coated sand as fertilizer: results additional pot trials

03 June 2020

What is the recovery potential from phosphorus captured in Iron Coated Sand (ICS) filter granules as fertilizer? PCS Ornamental Plant Research conducted a new series of pot trials on different plant …

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Learn more about nutrient removal filters in the NuReDrain Filter Fact Sheets

02 June 2020

You want to know more about the operating conditions, removal efficiency, investment costs and operational expenditures of our filter systems? Discover it swiftly in the NuReDrain Filter Fact Sheets.…

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Build your own MBBR filter for N removal

02 June 2020

Nitrate removal can be achieved by biological denitrification to nitrogen gas. NuReDrain partner PCS has been intensively testing the Moving Bed Biofilm Reactor (MBBR) filter that uses this principle …

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Nuredrain project continues until September 2021

02 June 2020

Translating lab research to field demonstration is always challenging: it turns out colder that you had hoped for, it rains more then you can cope with, a pump fails and a filter clogs... Therefore, t…

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PCS tests Moving Bed Biofilm Reactor at horticultural farms

06 January 2020

The field performance of Moving Bed Biofilm Reactors (MBBR) for nitrogen removal on effluent from greenhouses is tested by PCS. The test results from two floristries in Belgium show promising results.…

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Inagro builds a constructed wetland inspired by examples of Aarhus University

19 December 2019

The research institute Inagro obtained new experimental fields for research on arable land and open air horticulture. Because nitrate losses from drainage water are an important issue in Flanders and …

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Inagro evaluates the fertilization potential of P-saturated iron coated sand on maize

19 December 2019

Can iron coated sand (ICS) saturated with P be used as a fertilizer for maize? That was what Inagro tested in the past months.

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Field Case Venner Bruchkanal: Improved P filter system with iron-coated sand is ready for measurements during new drainage season

19 December 2019

Since the start of the NuReDrain project, the Lower Saxony Chamber of Agriculture has developed and constructed a filter shaft on an 8.2 hectare field near the Venner Bruchkanal. The filter system col…

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VIDEO Phosphorus removal filter boxes in drained agricultural fields

27 November 2019

Ghent University and Inagro test filter systems for drainage water in arable fields. An easy to install box with filter substrate at the drainage pipes can reduce the phosphorus (P) losses significant…

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