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Attendance at the 5th International Conference on Ecotechnologies for Wastewater Treatment

Tuesday, 22 June 2021

ICRA has actively participated in the IWA EcoSTP congress ( IWA Specialized International Conference on Ecotechnologies for Wastewater Treatment ) which took place from 21 to 25 June. ICRA researcher Jelena Radjenovic took part in the opening plenary session to talk about Graphene-enabled water treatment: main outcomes of the ERC StG ​​ELECTRON4WATER .

In later sessions the projects were presented Vertical constructed wetland for greywater treatment and reuse in tourist resorts: feasibility study (Vosse, J., Estelrich, M., Comas, J., Atanasova, N., Castellano Costa, J., Gattringer, H., Buttiglieri, G. ); Fertilizer-drawn forward osmosis for sustainable greywater reuse in touristic Mediterranean regions (Mendoza, D., Blandin, G., Comas, J., Buttiglieri, G.); HYDROUSA project solutions towards water scarcity mitigation and organic micropollutants evaluation for safe water reuse (Castaño-Trias, M., Rodríguez-Mozaz, S., G. Buttiglieri, G.); Waste to bioenergy: Anaerobic digestion of slaughterhouse wastewater for bioenergy, pharmaceutical compounds degradation and fertilizer production (Zahedi S, Gros M, Balcazar JL, Petrovic M, Pijuan M.) and Renewable energy from real concentrated municipal wastewater by forward osmosis membrane (Zahedi S, Ferrari F, Blandin G, Balcazar JL, Pijuan M.)