“New sources: Water reuse in the framework of sustainable management”, side event organized by IMDEA Water at the 2015 UN-Water Annual International Zaragoza Conference

Published On: December 18, 2014

The seminar will be held on January 14, 2015 in Zaragoza.

Next January 14th, the side event Parallel Event "New sources: Water reuse in the framework of sustainable management" will be held, framed in the 2015 UN-Water Annual International Zaragoza Conference.. Water and Sustainable Development: From Vision to Action.

The seminar is organized by the Institute IMDEA Water, the University of Alcalá and the Consolider Tragua Network (TRAGUANET).

The side event will provide a global view of the possibilities for wastewater as a resource. During the seminar, different practical examples of reuse will be presented and other possibilities to recover contaminated substances (organic material, phosphorus, nitrogen) will be examined. Successful projects to reuse water will be set as practical examples in entertainment, industry, and aquifer recharge.

To attend you must register via email eventos.agua@imdea.org indicating personal data and institution.


09:30 – 10:10 h. Registration

10:10 – 10,15 h. Opening


10:15 – 10:30 h. The reclaimed water as a new source of water resources. Rafael Mujeriego. President of the Spanish Association for Sustainable Water Reuse (ASERSA). Universidad Politécnica de Cataluña.


10:30 – 10:45 h. Reuse as "source" of water. Pedro Miguel Catalinas. Madrid City Council.

10:45 – 11:00 h. Direct water reuse in Windhoek (Namibia). Joan Sanz. Veolia.

11:00 – 11:15 h. Injection barrier at the Llobregat delta. Lucila Candela. Polytechnic University of Catalonia

11:15 – 11:30 h. Irrigation of golf courses in Gran Canaria. Mª del Carmen Cabrera. University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria.

11:30 – 11:45 h. Water reuse in the paper industry. Ángeles Blanco. Complutense University of Madrid.

11:45 – 12:00 h. Water reuse in combined cycle plants. David de la Fuente. Gas Natural.

12:00 – 13:00 h. Questions and discussion

Relevant data:

  • Date: 14 January 2015
  • Time: 10:10-13:00 (Registration from 9:30 h.)
  • Place: Aula 1. Edificio Etopía, Avda. Ciudad de Soria, 8 – acceso por Avda. Autonomía, 7 y Calle Soria. Zaragoza.
  • Organized by: IMDEA Water Institute, University of Alcalá, Consolider Tragua Network (TRAGUANET)
  • Contact for registration: eventos.agua@imdea.org

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