From 13-22 February 2018 Adelphi visited Guadalupe Valley and San Quintín to share knowledge and promote tools created throughout the SUBSOL project as well as to elaborate regional implementation opportunities with local stakeholders.
This report aims to inform the reader about the Subsurface Water Solution concepts presented and discussed in a Public Promotion Event and finalised in a Project Development Workshop in each region Guadalupe valley and San Quintín. These activities were part of the scope of the Mission IV Series in the Guadalupe Valley and San Quintín, Mexico in the SubSol project.
The combination of water reuse and aquifer storage and recovery to enable a robust and high-quality freshwater supply is clearly summarized in a two minutes movie. A must-see.
The Consortium Partners have marked the first 18 months of SUBSOL during their Project Steering Board meeting in Copenhagen on 6 and 7 April.
Scenario analyses with a regional scale SEAWAT groundwater model indicate that 2 million m3 of freshwater can be produced at Noardburgum in a sustainable way by applying the Freshkeeper concept. Vitens aims at full-scale application of this SWS concept in 2018.
The Schinias case demonstrates how a currently unused resource, can be turned into a source for protection.
The first version of a subsol automated control unit was deployed at the Westland ASR-Coastal site to improve the infiltration and recovery process.
Recently, two interesting new papers on ASR-Coastal were published in peer-reviewed journals.
The developer of the Nieuw-Prinsenland greenhouse area in Dinteloord decides to expand the ASR-coastal system to enlarge freshwater supply.
Missions have been taken place to SubSol target sites. These missions were focused on awareness generation and assessment of the framework.
We would like to highlight some recent communication products produced in the Subsol project.
In December 2016 representatives from the SUBSOL project visited some replication sites to assess the state of replication and its drivers and barriers for preparing a meeting in Maneadero and present the project's innovative SWS.
Stakeholders at the Dinteloord replication site gathered to discuss the upscaling of ASR-coastal in the area