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R&D projects
OMEGA THAU: An Environmental Management and Early Warning System for the Etang de Thau catchment area

An Environmental Management and Early Warning System

Partners: BRL Ingénierie, IFREMER, Egis Eau. Project Management and technical coordination: Syndicat Mixte du Bassin de Thau.

Objectives: To improve the quality of the water in the Thau basin (750 shellfish farmers, 10% of the national oyster production). Thanks to the creation of two management tools:

-a decision aid to guide waste water infrastructure rehabilitation works engineering;
-an early warning system for pollution risks to protect shellfish farms

Financed by: European Union, Languedoc-Roussillon Regional Council, Hérault Departmental Council, Rhone-Mediterranean-Corsica Water Agency.