Preserving water resources

Water is a fragile resource and its use in airport operations is monitored at all times.

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Bordeaux Airport produces more than 90% of its needs in drinking water thanks to a well on site.

This water supplies the majority of facilities and its use is optimised via a number of measures, including leak monitoring, the gradual installation of meters and anti-waste devices in sanitary facilities, etc.   

Rainwater is collected in the new international pier in Hall A to supply sanitary facilities.

Run-off water flowing on the water-proofed surfaces of the airport platform represents a potential source of pollution for the natural environment. In order to control the volume and quality of these discharges, a treatment plant was created in 2015 on the main catchment area of the airport platform.