Green Filter

Green Filter


To develop a low-cost and low-exploitation technology for the removal of nutrients and emerging contaminants from small populations.


Development of an improved green filter that can act as tertiary treatment and as a reuse technology, capable of increasing the elimination of emerging nutrients and contaminants by applying low-cost and easy-to-acquire materials.

Main Data

Development of innovative tertiary wastewater treatment technology based on green filters

  • Project duration: 01/04/2016-31/05/2017
  • Funding: Own Funding
  • Participating entities: Sacyr Agua and the FILVER Research Group, of the University of Alcalá, University of Rey Juan Carlos and IMDEA Agua


Project's strengths:

  • Reuse 
  • Removal of emerging contaminants
  • Low implementation and operation costs
  • Biomass production and CO2 capture

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