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Name of site : Noria Saint-Mandrier

City/Department : Saint-Mandrier-sur-Mer, Var 

Site owner : Conservatoire du Littoral 

Owner : Maire de Saint-Mandrier

Site : Domaine de la Coudoulière

Number of integration position : 8 (in carpentry and ironwork workshops) 

Start-end workcamp : De 2015 à 2016


Driven by Mr. Gilles Vincent, Mayor of Saint-Mandrier and his deputy Mr. Gérard Hoen, the training project consisted of creating a Noria for the Domaine de la Coudoulière, in partnership with the Véolia Foundation. 

Eco-construction commitment

Our eco-construction approach :

  • Use of French oak, from sustainably managed forests, 
  • Treatment of wood with linseed oil, a natural product;  
  • Production workshops located 70km from the site.

Workcamps and works

Realization of a Noria (hydraulic machine for raising water for irrifation) : 

  • Realization of execution plan ; 
  • Manufacture of an oak Noria ;
  • Manufacture of metal strapping and installation of bronze elements ;
  • Dry assembly in the workshop ; 
  • Installation and commissioning.