Upstream Aquaponics

Summary: WaterFarmers provided technical services for this community-scale system operated by the York Region Food Network in 2012 for a client in Newmarket, Ontario, Canada. We assisted Upstream with upgrading their aeration and filtration system, as well as providing management oversight.

technical details

  • Size: 200 sq m indoor growing space, 10,300 L
  • Production system: Indoor system. Two vertically stacked Deep Water Cultivation (DWC) beds with fluorescent lighting.
  • Production target: 2.5 tons produce/year, 0.75 tons fish/year.
  • Species: Kale, swiss chard, greens, tilapia
  • Dates Operational: 2012 - 2015

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