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ARA - Bergün, GR, Switzerland
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67
N 46° 37.830 E 009° 44.507
32T E 556781 N 5164371
Quick Description: The wastewater treatment facility of Bergün, a small village in the Swiss Alps.
Location: Graubünden, Switzerland
Date Posted: 3/29/2011 5:55:54 AM
Waymark Code: WMB344
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member CM-14
Views: 4

Long Description:
ARA (Abwasser Reinigungs Anlage "Wastewater Treatment Facility") is located in the West end of the village behind a litte hill where the rivers Tuors and Albula converge.

This facility is responsible for the wastewater of Bergün and its incorporated hamlets Latsch, Stugl and Preda. This is about 500 inhabitants and up to 2000 tourist in peak season, mostly agricultural, very little industry (wood processing).

The facility is also the place to deliver bulky waste. There is no documentation available about the capacities or technologies used. The whole facility is in-house, so there is nothing to see as well.
What is the capacity of the facility?: Wastewater of up to 2,500 people peak flow.

Describe the biological treatment technology used.:

How are biosolids (sludge) managed?: drying beds

What technology is used for disinfection prior to dicharge of treated water?: unknown

Who is the owner/operator fo the facility?: Town council of Bergün

How is the facility governed?: Town council of Bergün, Infrastructure Department

What is the website of the WWTP?: Not listed

Visit Instructions:
Please post at least 2 original photographs of the site. We would much rather see photos of the plant itself as opposed to the front office, but we also understand that security and site layout may limit your opportunities.
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