Beerburrum biosolids trial

Beerburrum biosolids trial


  • Client: Forestry Plantations Queensland
  • Scope:

    Verterra staff contributed to a collaborative research project with Brisbane City Council and the client where bio-solids from the Luggage Point facility were spread at various rates within exotic pine plantations to demonstrate the impacts on growth.

  • Benefit to Client:

    The trial established the nutritional and biological stimuls to growth productivity in commercial pine plantations, and opportunities for beneficial re-use of biosolids.

  • Market Sector: Municipal and Urban
  • Capabilities:
    • Irrigated forest & fodder crops for beneficial use of waste water
    • Agricultural land productivity
    • Sustainability
    • Biosolids
  • Location: Queensland
  • Year: 2003 - 2004