Announcement by a third party: New Indigo AtWat project: The ideal waste water treatment plant

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Water used by households and industry is typically collected via sewer systems bringing it to centralised wastewater treatment plants (WWTP). Managing this wastewater is becoming increasingly crucial for ensuring a clean environment and public health. Today’s wastewater treatment encompasses a plethora of different technologies with increasing focus on water recycle and reuse. Energy consumption has become another driver for WWTP optimization as well as carbon footprint. Micropollutants have become a new concerning issue to deal with in urban wastewater systems.

A trans-disciplinary approach is essential to design, develop and optimize new age wastewater treatment technologies and facilities. This project focuses on harnessing complementary expertise of the Partner Institutes to establish a multi-lateral Indo-European research network for making significant contributions in these areas.

Involved organisations:

New Indigo
University of Girona
Catalan Water Agency
Pondichery Engineering College
National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli
Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, CSIR-NCL
Ghent University, Department of Mathematical Modelling, Statistics and Bio-informatics

Contact: Nopens Ingmar

When:1 March, 2012 - 1 October, 2014
Focus Domain:Not in an IP focus domain
Event Type:Call for applications / Call for projects / Job vacancy / Fellowship / Contest / Other funding opportunity
Location:Ghent, Belgium
Organization:Ghent University (UGent)
Keywords:Wastewater, Environment, Research

Contact Details: Prof. Ingmar Nopens - Ingmar.Nopens@UGent.be

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