Innovation system at the crossroads

Innovation system at the crossroads | FuturENVIRO

Artificial intelligence and smart systems in the integrated urban water cycle

Wastewater management has historically been considered as a system to eliminate a "purely urban" problem by collecting and conveying wastewater from population centres to the receiving waters as quickly as possible. The main aim...

Innovation and sustainability – a guarantee of the future

La innovación y la sostenibilidad son garantía de futuro

What should be the focus of R&D&i in the Spanish water sector?

What should be the focus of R&D&i in the Spanish water sector?

In Depth: Analysis of the water sector in 2020 and forecasts for 2021

Empezamos el año con un primer número especial de agua de FuturENVIRO, con nuestra ya instaurada sección especial denominada “A Fondo: Análisis 2020”. Una sección en las que personalidades y asociaciones del sector del agua hacen un repaso de los acontecimientos más importantes en el sector del agua durante el año.

The beginning of the end of a decade

Domingo Zarzo Martínez, President of the AEDyR We find ourselves at a time of crisis and opportunity, a time of great promise but also one of great challenges. On the face of it, weare nearing...

IN DEPTH: ANALYSIS OF THE WATER SECTOR IN 2019

We begin 2020 with FuturENVIRO’s first special issue of the year on water, featuring our by now well established section entitled “In depth: Analysis of 2019”. In this section, leading actors and trade associations from...

ALADYR OPTIMISTIC ON FORTHCOMING WATER MANAGEMENT CHALLENGES IN LATIN AMERICA

Governments, and public and private organisations in Latin America are aware of the challenges posed by climate change, population growth and economic and industrial development, and the associated implications for drinking water access and...

IN DEPTH: ANALYSIS OF THE WATER SECTOR IN 2018

We begin 2019 with FuturENVIRO’s first special issue of the year on water, featuring our by now well established section entitled “In depth: Analysis of 2018”. In this section, leading actors and trade associations from...

Tertiary treatment at the Prat de Llobregat WWTP

    This scenario makes it necessary to have the Llobregat WRP operating at 100% capacity. The facility was originally built to increase the flows circulating in the river, to contribute to recharging the aquifers (which are...

ANSWER demonstration project: Eco-efficient solution to obtain reclaimed water and energy, and recover resources

  The objective of the LIFE ANSWER project (Advanced nutrient solutions with electrochemical recovery) is to demonstrate an integrated solution for water reuse, and the recovery of resources and energy from wastewater. The process is...

In depth: Analysis of the water sector in 2017

We begin 2018 with FuturENVIRO’s first special issue of the year on water, featuring our by now well established section entitled “In depth: Analysis of 2017”. In this section, leading actors and trade associations from...

Towards water security and sustainable water management in Spain. Overview of water policy results...

Liana Sandra Ardiles, Director General of Water, Spanish Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries, Food and Environment Overview of 2016 With respect to water management, 2016 was characterised by continuity in the lines of work developed in 2015...

Solar technologies for urban wastewater treatment, reuse, and recovery of extracted resources

Advanced oxidation processes (AOPs) promote the generation of hydroxl radicals that degrade the majority of organic molecules, and, therefore, pollutants, most of which are organic compounds. These processes include heterogeneous photocatalysis and homogenous photocatalysis by...

The WATINTECH project: Re-use of waste from water treatment processes

The European innovation project Watintech, in which ACCIONA Agua is taking part, will enable waste generated in treatment processes to be converted into useful products to neutralize odors and avoid corrosion in sanitation networks,...

ElPozo Alimentación – Veolia, alianza por el medio ambiente

Localizada al sureste de España, en la Región de Murcia, ElPozo Alimentación es una empresa española que cuenta con una trayectoria de más de 60 años en el mercado. En la actualidad, los productos...

LIFE ZELDA: ZERO LIQUID DISCHARGE DESALINATION: BRINE TREATMENT BASED ON ELECTRODIALYSIS METATHESIS AND VALUABLE...

The ZELDA project (“Zero Liquid Discharge Desalination: brine treatment based on electrodialysis metathesis and valuable compounds recovery”) is co-funded by the European Union Life+ programme. The objective of the project is to develop a...

LIFE-BRAINYMEM: Optimisation of membrane bioreactor technology to reduce costs and environmental impact

The LIFE-BRAINYMEM project is supported and funded by the European Commission within the framework of the LIFE programme. The objective of the project is to reduce energy consumption and minimise environmental impact at wastewater...
El valor de la reutilización del agua

The value of water reuse

Reclaimed water must have an economic value. Reclaimed water must be the economic alternative with the lowest opportunity cost for the end user. It must be converted from a cost, in terms of waste...
Gestión del textil usado: De la reutilización al CDR

Used textile management: From reuse to RDF

The textile industry is amongst the sectors with the greatest influence on the environment: the complexity of the production and distribution cycle means high consumption of raw material and resources, which results in great...

LIFE+REMEMBRANE: End-of-life recovery of reverse osmosis membranes

The main objective of the LIFE+REMEMBRANE project is the recovery of reverse osmosis membranes, used in desalination plants, at the end of their service lives, after between 5 and 10 years in operation. What...