Nature Based Solutions - Implementation Models Database
Creation of wetland habitats in output water treatment plants for the treatment of emerging pollutants (Zone Libellule-projet ZHART)
A short description of the NBS project
The goal of the project is to develop and industrialise planted discharge areas at the exit of treatment plants to convert them into a genuine artificial wetland guaranteeing the treatment of micropollutants and ecological diversity
NBS Implementation context
Description of the NBS
NBS Impacts scale
Urban density/ Soil consumption
low (suburb at the limit with rural areas, etc.)
Combined with other(s) environmental friendly solution(s)?
Project manager (leader and main partners): entities names, and know-how involved
Leader: Suez Environnement
Main partners: Lyonnaise des Eaux and Eurofins Scientific Groups, SME Rive and Nymphea & many others, ex. SIVU, Agence de leau RMC, CD 34, Biotope, CNRS, IRSTEA, other research structures and companies: Biodiagnostics Unit of LERES CITERES (Interdisciplinary Academic Centre: Cities, Territories, Environment and Societies) laboratory at the University of Tours
Who (else) was involved in the project ? (Inhabitants, local association, etc.)
More detail on the process and the role of the different stakeholders (How did it happen?)
OPTIONAL Considering the actual impacts, who are the primary beneficiaries of the project.
Global Estimated cost of the project
Description of the financing mechanism
There are 2 projects in series, for the first to 300 k€, 50% AERMC, 20% county council of Herault, France (34), 30% Lyonnaise
Expected time for the NBS to be fully effective after its implementation
Expected life time of the intervention
Already feedbacks on the project? In case, the project has already been adapted to new requisites, please explain the modifications brought
Success and limiting factors
Knowledge of the NBS in the city within the stakeholders were available. We had a facility to acquire the missing knowledge through various partnerships
What makes this project a pioneer?
Brief description of the innovativeness
Has the project received a prize, an award?
Has the project received a media coverage? (in reviews, in press, etc.)