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Elimination of microalgae in lakes, rivers, irrigation canals, river beaches, etc.

Thematic Area
Water and Cities
Water, energy and Food
Innovation
Location
Bragança - PORTUGAL
Application Areas
Water Services
Water Resources
Agriculture
Industry
Scope
Business
Central Administration
Local or Regional Administration
Before the use of ultrasound
After the use of ultrasound
Before the use of ultrasound
After the use of ultrasound

Entity

Description

The algae bloom is a very rapid growth of microalgae. This microalgae growth is seasonal with great incidence mainly in the heat season.


With the increase in temperature, with a greater luminosity and presence of nutrients in the Fervença River in the centre of the city of Bragança (PORTUGAL) it suffered very intensively of algae bloom every year throughout the spring and summer period. 

 

Environmental Waves presented the application of ultrasound for the elimination of algae bloom in the river.