Alphaville Institution

Ecological wastewater treatment

Project: Ecological wastewater treatment

Client: Alphaville Institution

Location: Feira de Santana – BA

Project year: 2013

Execution year: 2013 to 2016

Treatment flow: 1,500 liters per day

Property type: school

Purpose: Treatment of the sewage from lavatories, showers and industrial kitchen to be used for the organic vegetable garden fertirrigation.

Technical Characteristics:

  • Technically difficult project due to the drought of the location;
  • Treatment of the sewage from lavatories and toilets to be used for the local orchard irrigation;
  • Project executed as a pedagogical element for the students;
  • Transformation of the local microclimate, increasing humidity, fertility and availability of nutrients for food production for the local community;
  • Construction of planted filters adapted to the layout of the property.