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28 February 2019
In Ludza town (Krāslavas street 1) on the territory of former Ludza flax factory were carried out demolition of degraded buildings in frame of the project „Innovative brownfield regeneration for sustainable development of cross-border regions: BrownReg, Nr. LLI-325”, which is co-financed by the Latvian – Lithuanian Cross Border Cooperation Program 2014 – 2020.
Ludza flax faktory Brownfield before
Ludza flax faktory territory now
The tender was carried out by operator Eesti OU Fixdem Latvian branch.
Construction and demolition waste was sorted and the hazardous waste – asbestos – was utilized in the landfill, but bricks and reinforced concrete were crushed, removing the metal fractions by the magnet. These components were used as a secondary building material for strengthening of foundation of squares and roads in the town. Degraded territory was putted in order – trees and bushes were removed, potholes were filled up, as well as waste was collected and utilized.
There an innovative method of phytoremediation for the treatment of contaminated soils adapted to local climatic conditions will be used – in the spring will be arranged planting of specific plants.
The aim of local municipality is to attract investments. Therefore this regenerated territory should be formed for needs of investors, as well as included in economic turnover, reducing previous negative impact on surrounding properties and visual image of the town.
Last updated: 06.08.2020 08:59