Let’s not throw water into the sea! The 18 million M3 of wastewater from eight municipalities, presently purified and handled by the Aquaviva wastewater remedy plant in Mandelieu-la-Napouleought to be linked in June 2023 on a brand new community which is able to provide, amongst different issues, the watering of the Golf Old Course.
This golf course, one in every of the oldest in France (it has simply celebrated its one hundred and thirtieth anniversary) right now attracts water to irrigate the 74 hectares in the water desk through boreholes.
“This new step is essential to maintain our activity and adds to the efforts to renew lawns that are more resistant to drought.” provides the proprietor of the Old Course Golf Jean-Stéphane Camérini. The president of the French Golf Federation Pascal Grizot recollects that the exercise of the 730 golf programs in France represents 15,000 jobs and brings collectively 700,000 gamers.
This golf course can also be an actual inexperienced lung in the center of an urbanized sector “this very beautiful place, by its existence, has made it possible to preserve a corner of nature sheltered from developers, it is not negligible (…) And by multiplying the green spaces, we will fight more effectively against global warming climate… And we are going to avoid this mess of throwing water into the sea“says David Lisnard, president of the Cannes Lérins Agglomeration and mayor of Cannes. He specifies”I am not a golf player!“.
Clean streets and irrigate crops
The reprocessed water may also find a way to be used inside two years to clear the streets positioned close by, be used thanks to new storage locations in the “washing garbage trucks, roads, or even to supply the watering of condominium gardens and then be used to irrigate agricultural crops.“
The mission had been dormant in the bins for 10 years “time to convince the administrations” sorry David Lisnard,
Sébastien Leroy, mayor of Mandelieu-La-Napoule, assures us that we should not be afraid of this water which iswonderful high quality.” Obtaining the inexperienced gentle from the well being authorities (ARS PACA) was the most intricate, guarantee the elected officers.
The first funding for the works is a million euros.