A1. Policy and legislation assessment and contact with administrations
Policy and legislation assessment and contact with administrations to know needs and constraints assessment of sites for pilot trials in order to design and size the pilots. For microalgae treatment, there are various type of photobioreactor that can fit this need with various prices depending on the targeted markets (all partners involved). Market study on existing technologies to remove nitrate and pesticides from groundwater.
A2. Project road map
to plan and define the timeline, work load and relationship between partners (FACSA, PROTECMED, IRTA).
A3. Preliminary studies to design pilot
Detailed water characterization of groundwater at Caldes de Montbui-IRTA, Nules-FACSA, Perpignan (France) sites: pesticides, antibiotics, antibiotic resistance gens (ARGs), standard chemical parameters for potable and livestock drinking water use (CSIC, IRTA, EURECAT).