ArtWET Mitigation of agricultural non point-source pesticide pollution and phytoremediation in artificial wetland ecosystems

Country: France
Start Date:   1/10/2006         Duration: 36 months         Project Type: Demonstration
Contract Number: LIFE06/ENV/F/000133
Organisation Type:  University research group / research institute
Diffuse pollution-->Diffuse pollution overview
Diffuse pollution-->Regulation
Water and sanitation-->Water and sanitation Overview
Water resources and their management -->Stresses, quality and ecological status
Water resources and their management -->Water resources and their management Overview
Project objectives:
The project aims to establish low-cost vegetated treatment systems to reduce the risk of diffuse agricultural pollution from pesticides in surface water. 
The aim is to provide mechanisms to improve water quality in line with the WFD objective of good water quality status by 2015
Project Summary:
A series of demonstration sites will be developed, showing the practical application of a range of biological system solutions to the problem of diffuce agricultural 
pollution. These will include vegetated ditches, natural and constructed wetlands and forest plots. The intention is to design solutions that can be widely
used throughout the EU.
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Funding Programme(s): 
LIFE Environment
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Submitted by: EUGRIS Team Dr Antony Chapman  Who does what?  01/12/2006 11:40:00