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Wetlands as an innovative pretreatment for desalination plant for chemical industry

  The growing world population leads to an increasing demand for food and water. Moreover, the depletion of resources and the consequences of climate change require industries to reduce their water footprint by using water more efficiently through innovative technologies. From 2019 – 2021 Dow Benelux BV, Evides Industriewater and new Water Reuse Europe member…
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26th July 2022 0

WIDER UPTAKE – Achieving wider uptake of water-smart solutions

  Launched in May 2020, the project WIDER UPTAKE, funded through the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation programme under grant agreement No 869283, aims to facilitate industrial symbiosis as a means to increase resource efficiency, limit emissions and develop sustainable business based on water-smart solutions. Coordinated by Sintef (Norway), the 18 WIDER UPTAKE…
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17th March 2022 0
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Implementation of a nature-based solution for the treatment of RO concentrates in Koksijde (Belgium)

  In the western part of Flanders, Aquaduin is responsible for the production and distribution of drinking water for around 60,000 inhabitants, mainly through the abstraction of groundwater from two coastal aquifers: Saint André (123ha) and Westhoek (87 ha). In the 1980s, an ever-increasing water demand resulting from population growth and tourism meant that Aquaduin could…
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15th March 2022 0

Launch of the EU Green Deal Project, PROMISCES, for a zero pollution circular economy

  Water Reuse Europe is proud to support the recently launched EU Green Deal project “PROMISCES – Preventing Recalcitrant Organic Mobile Industrial chemicalS for Circular Economy in the Soil-sediment-water system” led by the Bureau de Recherche Géologique et Minières -BRGM (France) and featuring three members of Water Reuse Europe, KWB (Germany), Eurecat (Spain) and Università…
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10th November 2021 0

Water Reuse Europe member, De Watergroep, builds largest water recycling plant in Flanders for Alpro

  With the floods that affected Belgium in July, it’s easy to forget just how dry the early months of the year were. There is no doubt that Flanders is in the midst of a chronic drought. To help relieve the pressure on the vulnerable aquifers of West Flanders, Alpro turned to Water Reuse Europe…
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3rd November 2021 0

HotSpotReuse®, a new tool to boost the circular economy of water

Developed by Ecofilae, and sponsored by Water Reuse Europe, HotSpotReuse® is the the first collaborative platform open to everyone, free of charge for circular water economy on a local level. As such we believe that HotSpotReuse® will be a very useful tool for the water reuse community in Europe and beyond. Learn more about this…
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31st May 2021 0

WATER REUSE EUROPE Innovation Prize 2021

  We have the pleasure to announce that three finalist of the Water Reuse Europe Innovation Prize 2021:   The online platform,(i.e.“reuso de água” meaning “water reuse”) developed to manage and share content related to water reuse with a focus on educational, scientific and data production actions. The objective of the platform is to promote…
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25th May 2021 0

Our selection of open access publications on water reuse – May 2021

  Below is our May 2021 selection of open-access articles published this quarter on the use of of electrodialysis for water reuse, constructed wetland performance for water reuse in agriculture, the potential of agricultural reuse to address water scarcity, the need for adapting reuse water reuse frameworks as small-scale technologies emerge and structuring knowledge on attitudes…
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25th May 2021 0


  Climate change is posing a tremendous pressure to our limited water resources and we need to take advantage of all the resources available to ensure water security for all. In this context, reclaimed water is gaining popularity as it is a constant source of water independent of climate variability, but it still faces many…
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24th May 2021 0

Virtual site visit: The Aquabio water reuse scheme for food processing, Boston, UK

  On the 5th February 2021, Aquabio organised for the students from the Cranfield University Water and Wastewater Engineering Master’s degree a virtual tour of their award-winning water reuse scheme at the food processing Bakkavor’s Cucina Sano site in Boston, Lincolnshire. The Cucina Sano facility produces Italian ready meals and accompaniments for Marks and Spencer…
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15th February 2021 0