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Energy Saving in Sewerage Sector in Discussion

July 2014 

Last 3rd of July took place the technical workshop "Energy Saving in Sewerage Sector", where representatives of public administration, technological companies and the university discussed the latest efficiency energy strategies applied in wastewater.

Organized by Adasa in Barcelona, and with the support of the Catalan Water Agency and other institutions such as the Catalan Institute for Water Research (Instituto Catalán de Investigación del Agua), Catalonia Water (Aguas de Cataluña) and the University of Extremadura (Universidad de Extremadura), this seminar become an interesting meeting point and technical forum.

The Catalan Water Agency explained the successful results of the implantation of OptimEDAR in Carme WWTP (Catalonia, Spain), where a reduction of 15% of the power consumption was achieved, and a strong improvement of water quality in relation to the nutrients removal. Meanwhile, the University of Extremadura also detailed the positive results of OptimEDAR at the Albuera WWTP (Extremadura, Spain).

An active round table was carried out at the end of the workshop. The main challenges and opportunities that the wastewater sector is facing nowadays in order to enhance energy efficiency and promote innovative technologies were the main subjects.

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