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EEA-report: Improvement European waters comes to a standstill

Only 40% of Europe’s lakes, rivers, estuaries and coastal waters comply to a minimum ‘good’ or ‘high’ ecological status in 2010-2015. A vast majority of Europe’s water bodies still fails to meet the European Union’s objectives of the Water Framework Directive. This shows a new European Environment Agency ‘state of water’ report published the 3rd...
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NextGen creates ten ‘circular’ demo sites in eight Member States

Beer Brewery De Koningshoeven in Tilburg will realise a futuristic water treatment plant. Imaage: Koningshoeven

Water technology of the Next Generation has to contribute to the circular economy. The keywords are water efficiency, water reuse, energy neutral and nutrient mining. The new EU project receives funding from Horizon 2020 and starts in...
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RichWater creates Ferrari for farmers

In the European project Richwater communal wastewater is treated in a membrane bioreactor (MBR) to provide nutritious irrigation water for farmers. In the installation all pathogens are removed but the nutrients nitrogen and phosphor remain in the water.

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