About the Smilde Foods Nereda WWTP
In 2006 Smilde Food purchased a Nereda for treatment of the wastewater at Fano Fine Foods Oldenzaal factory, starting it up in 2007. After the company shut down their operation at this factory in 2009, the client decided to transfer the treatment plant a few years after start-up to their Oosterwolde production facility. To cope with the required higher treatment capacity the water level of the reactor was doubled or increased from 360 m3/day to 500 m3/day. The plant in Oldenzaal was the first 'green field' industrial Nereda.
The effluent is discharged into the municipal sewer.
“Royal HaskoningDHV installed the system and taught me the intricacies of it. Our wastewater became much cleaner, which resulted in a decrease of the discharge costs from 300,000 to 60,000 euro per year.” (Alle Bergsma in H2O)