The ALGATEC II overall objectives are:

  • To provide an affordable technical solution for reducing the consumption of drinkable water in the olives washing process by 90 % and increasing the overall water efficiency of the process by 80% based on the solution developed in ALGATEC.
  • To diminish the overall effluent of polluted water produced in olive oil mills, reducing the wastewater management costs and the environmental impact of wastes.
  • To increase the competitiveness of the participant SMEs and the European olive oil industry through a cost-effective WW treatment and an improved water management.