Weekend Watching: Integrated Duckweed Wastewater TreatmentSubmitted by truxtonc on Sat, 01/05/2013 - 14:15
This is a video if a waste water treatment facility in Bangladesh, its been in operation for 20 years. By using duckweed, a high protein single leaf water plant, to grow in a series of waste water ponds creates a solution for water treatment and food production. The duckweed is used as a food source for fish, the fish water is used for fertilization and irrigation of an adjoining agricultural operation.
The system works with nature organically without any added chemicals.