13 Jul WATER-MINING project, sustainable innovation to ensure access to clean water and sanitation
Posted at 16:42h in In the press
Water access and its related energy, environmental and economic costs are one of the greatest challenges for society today. According to the 2030 Water Resources Group of the World Bank, global water demand is expected to exceed sustainable water supply by 2030.
To face this challenge, the ICTA-UAB participates in the Horizon 2020 project WATER-MINING, a research and innovation initiative that aims to help ensure access to clean water and sanitation.
To make it possible, the project will develop innovative technological solutions that allow for sustainable water management, improving water desalination, extracting phosphates and other bio-based valuable products from urban wastewater, and increasing circularity in industrial water uses. The project considers water as a resource, as a consumable and a durable good.(…)