Soil Decontamination Unit

Soil Decontamination Unit

This unit is located in a 2880m2 nave and is made up of an enclosed area for the storage of equipment. The aim of this facility is to recover contaminated soils for their reuse. This decontamination is performed in biopiles which promote the biodegradation of hydrocarbons in the soil through microorganisms. The optimisation of this operation is performed by controlling the temperature, pH, aeration and nutrient concentration.

Type of Residues Managed at Soil Decontamination Unit:

  • Soils and rocks contaminated with hydrocarbons
  • Sand and clay contaminated with hydrocarbons

Capacity licensed under TUA 2018: 11 400 tonnes / year

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