CONCEIVING WASTEWATER TREATMENT IN 2020
Energetic, environmental and economic challenges (ES1202)
COST

WG1 Meeting, Madrid (Spain) 2013

Working group: 
Event-Date: 
Friday, November 15, 2013

More than 40 water professionals attended the Madrid meeting. The 7 TGs that will be active within the WG1 were introduced:

 

  1. Energy efficient nutrient removal (leader: Francesco Fatone)
  2. Membrane bioreactors (leader: Eoin Syron)
  3. Micropollutants and recalcitrants (in common with WG3) (leader: Giuseppe Mascolo)
  4. Pretreatment  technologies for enhanced biogas production (leader: Celal F. Gokcay)
  5. Alternative sludge management technologies (leader: Javier Lafuente replaced by Sergio Ponsa)
  6. Anaerobic treatment of wastewater (leader: Isam Sabbah)
  7. Aerobic granular bioreactors (leader: Anuska Mosquera)

 

 The main strategy of the WG1 is based on the motto “innovation for upgrading WWT by year 2020”.

–     Full scale is their starting point

–     Pilot-demonstration scale is the point for potential innovation in 2020