Water Reuse Europe Activities
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On the 26th of June, Water Reuse Europe and the American WateReuse Association brought together speakers from the USA and Europe from the USA and Europe who are involved in implemented – or are planning – potable reuse schemes to learn from their respective experiences in the development of such schemes with a specific emphasis on regulatory approaches, risk management and communication; and to discuss what is needed to enable wider adoption of potable reuse across Europe’s territories. Water Reuse Europe members can access the webinar recording and presentation files in our members area
The webinar, chaired by Water Reuse Europe director Emmanuel Van Houtte (Geologist, IWVA, BELGIUM) and WateReuse Board of Directors member Craig W. Lichty P.E. (Vice President, Client Director, Black & Veatch, USA), was a real success, bringing together more than 60 persons from around the world involved in water reuse and more specifically in the implementation – or are planning – of potable reuse schemes.
More information on the webinar programme can be found here.
Water Reuse Europe members can access the webinar recording and presentation files in our members area
On the 5th of June 2020, the Official Journal of the European Commission published the first European Regulation on Water Reuse (Regulation (EU) 2020/741) on minimum requirements for water reuse. A few months after its implementation (in December 2020), Water Reuse Europe organised a webinar to gauge the impact of this new legislative tool on agriculture from end-users’ perspectives.
Congratulations to the Mörbylånga Drinking Water Treatment Plant who won the Water Reuse Europe Innovation Prize 2019! Congratulations also to our two other finalists Hydraloop and FGWRS for their innovative greywater recycling solutions!
Water Reuse Europe hosted its first knowledge exchange event in Lille (France) on Monday 21st October 2019. Forty delegates from 13 countries in Europe attended the event. Coming from various backgrounds including Universities/Research centres (9); Utilities (18); Private companies, solutions providers, SMEs (9), Associations (3) and municipalities (1), the participants had the opportunity to advance their awareness of leading-edge research around water reuse and resource recovery in Europe through presentations from 11 EU funded projects.
Water Reuse Europe is very pleased to offer free access to its latest review of the water reuse sector in Europe. The review paints a picture of the current status of the water reuse sector in Europe, illustrating its growth over the past decade, its strengths and potential.
The Water Reuse Europe “Most Innovative Water Reuse Scheme in Europe 2017" winner was announced as Aquabio Ltd for their water reuse solution at Bakkavor’s Cucina Sano site in Boston, Lincolnshire, UK. The installation, which became fully operative in December 2016, enables more than 80% of water used to be safely recycled. technical visits including to the world renowned Torreele Water Reclamation Scheme for indirect potable reuse.
WRE’s First Conference and Exhibition took place in one of the most beautiful cities in Europe, Bruges. Designated as a World Heritage Site by Unesco for its medieval heritage, the “Little Venice of the North” was the perfect location to bring together companies and organisations active in the water reuse sector for a two day event packed with presentations from prestigious speakers, discussions, and technical visits including to the world renowned Torreele Water Reclamation Scheme for indirect potable reuse.