sewage treatment in cork and munster

Reed Beds

What is a Reed Bed?

A reed bed is a natural filtration process used in conjunction with a BioDisc®, or Sewage Treatment System to further enhance the quality of the effluent migrating into the surrounding watercourse.


• Tertiary treatment for new applications with tight discharge consents
• Satisfies new building regulations
• Improved effluent quality for existing works
• Very low maintenance
• Aesthetically pleasing (during the summer) and environmentally friendly
• Easy to install and maintain
• Takes advantage of the heightened ‘environment awareness’ in the UK
• Significantly improves discharge after a treatment plant
• Additional running costs only when a pump is required

Reed Bed Brochure pdf