Rio success marks start of Nereda roll-out in Brazil

  • Technology


Royal HaskoningDHV has announced that the largest installation to date of its Nereda granular wastewater treatment technology was commissioned in Rio de Janeiro in time for the Olympics, with five more Brazilian plants set to follow what is also the first use of the system in South America.

The system has been installed at the 480,000 population equivalent Deodoro wastewater treatment plant of Foz Aguas 5, the 30-year concession between Grupo Aguas do Brasil and the company Foz do Brasil serving Planning Area 5 in the west of the city. The new wastewater treatment plant has ten times the capacity of the previous one, treating 64,800 m3/day.

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  • Brazil, Royal HaskoningDHV, Nereda