The days of land disposal are gone. For sustainable management we need to be thinking of land treatment, and in particular beneficial use of wastewater and solids. Wastewater and solids are resources. They contain nutrients and the water component can provide additional plant growth.
While not suitable in all cases, land treatment can provide environmental, social, cultural and financial benefits over traditional treatment and waterway discharges or landfilling.
LEI can assist with the design, consenting and management of land application systems for industrial, agricultural, domestic and municipal liquid and solid wastes.
Specific expertise provided includes: