Reconstruction and extension of the root zone wastewater treatment plant in the village of Kotenčice


wastewater treatment

Project description

The new type of hybrid constructed wetland CW for 250 population equivalent was installed in the year 2011 in Kotenčice village in the Central Bohemia. The system consisted of 9 horizontal filters (911m2) and 4 vertical filters with intermittentfeeding (300m2). The filters are planted with Common Reed, Reed Canarygrass, Yellow Iris, Suberian Iris, Mannagras and Purple Loosestrife. The greenhouse with photo reactor for the cultivation of algae and hydroponic system, sludge reed-beds and a composting field present a tertiary treatment of the new technology system.

Type of services

  • Project documentation elaboration
  • Project management
  • Design & documentation development
  • Assembling & installation
  • Testing & monitoring
  • Reporting


Czech Republic/Kotenčice

Value of the contract

241,000 USD

Staff functions

Tereza Hnátková, Project Manager


Kotenčice village
The Czech Republic


Jan Vaněk, MBA
Head of Environmental Projects Division and Member of the Board of Directors