Loading video player ...

Plant mats to improve water quality and fight toxic algae in Ieper

Plant mats are being installed on Ieper's canals to boost water quality and fight toxic blue-green algae. The plants should lift oxygen levels in the water, and boost biodiversity. So far, the mats have a length of about 200 metres. They are being installed after a pilot project just 10 metres in length proved successful last year. 

Top stories