Newsletter #3 JUL 2023

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Newsletter #3 JUL 2023

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Dear readers,

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!

Happy reading,


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.


WATER-MINING at the UN2023 Water Conference

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

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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.