Walden Westmalle House

Care home for the disabled with a main building, for which Rietland already built a vertically flooded reed bed of 240 m² in 2003. In 2016, the construction of 43 additional studios and 15 apartments started, making the reed field too small. We were able to expand it within the same space by placing an aerated reed bed here.

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Client Walden House
Address Sint Pauluslaan 12, Westmalle
Dimensions 240 m²
Target Sanitation of wastewater.
Other The wastewater contains a relatively large amount of medicine residues. Research from Ghent University shows that these are removed very efficiently.