We already count over three years since the beginning of the WATER-MINING project and we are proud to share with you all the latest development. The 3rd edition of our newsletter will provide you with up-to-date information on the project’s results, recent events, as well as on other project-related topics. Keep yourself informed about the ongoing WATER-MINING activities & project news!
The WATER-MINING Team
WATER-MINING on display in Spain’s Granada
The Parque de las Ciencias science centre in the Spanish city of Granada celebrated World Environment Day on 5 June 2023 with an exhibition showcasing the results of the WATER-MINING project in tackling the ongoing water crisis in Europe. The exhibition showcases the process of using solar energy to obtain freshwater through seawater desalination in locations like Lampedusa (Italy) and Cyprus, providing a solution to the water scarcity problem in these regions. LEARN MORE.
Workshop at the European Desalination Conference
On the 22nd of May, Dimitris Xevgenos, WATER-MINING Project Coordinator and Assistant Professor at TU Delft led the WATER-MINING “Workshop on Circular Desalination: Value Chains and Sustainability” at the Parklane Hotel in Limassol, Cyprus. To find more info about WATER-MINING participation at the Desalination conference, CLICK HERE.
On March 21, the WATER-MINING project took the opportunity to engage in informative and thought-provoking discussions on water-related topics to mark World Water Day on March 22, during the United Nations Water Conference, held in New York from the 21st to the 24th of March 2023. To learn more about WATER-MINING participation at the UN2023 Water Conference, CLICK HERE. Following the conference, WATER-MINING has started an ongoing effort to contribute to the UN SDGs. To learn more, please CLICK HERE.
Pilot Plant of Case Study 5 is now operational
The Pilot Plant of Case Study 5 of WATER-MINING project has commenced its operations. Located at la Llagosta in Barcelona, Spain, this facility showcases an innovative treatment train designed for highly efficient wastewater treatment and resource recovery. The cutting-edge system produces reclaimed water for various applications, including agriculture, urban settings, and industries. With Barcelona facing water scarcity and usage restrictions, projects like WATER-MINING play a crucial role in addressing these concerns.
Market and Policy Workshop in Brussels
The WATER-MINING project partners came together for the Market & Policy Workshop held between 7-8 February 2023 in Brussels, Belgium. This two-day event brought together experts and stakeholders to delve into crucial topics surrounding the project’s goals and societal value. The workshop served as a platform for knowledge exchange and shaping sustainable water management. READ MORE.
WATER-MINING Site Visit in Larnaca, Cyprus
The Larnaca Sewerage and Drainage Board in co-operation with the Delft University of Technology organized a site visit at Larnaca Wastewater Treatment Plant to showcase the outcome and advancements of the CS4 pilot system, READ MORE.
WATER-MINING joins the CIRSEAU Cluster
WATER-MINING featured in De Telegraaf
WATER-MINING has joined the CIRSEAU Cluster together with four EU-funded projects to collaborate for a better water-smart economy and society in Europe. The alliance connects 143 partners in over 20 countries. LEARN MORE.
We are very proud to see that WATER-MINING news has been featured in De Telegraaf newspaper. The project’s story made it to the front cover of the largest Dutch daily morning newspaper.
WATER-MINING project in the limelight
Over the last year, WATER-MINING project has been participating in several events, forums, workshops and conferences. From the IWAbiofilms Conference to the ISBR2023 event, the project has been disseminated all around Europe and beyond.
4-5 July 2023
European Wastewater Management Conference & Exhibition20-24 August 2023
World Water Week5-7 September 2023 NORDIWA 20236-8 September 2023 Desalination Water Congress 20231-4 November 2023 5th IWA Resource Recovery Conference