Dr. Julián Carrera, associate professor
+34 93 581 2141
The Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB) is one of the biggest public universities in Spain. After not even 50 years of existence, the UAB has consolidated itself among the two hundred best universities in the world, and since the 2011/12 academic year it is one of the 10 young universities with the highest international projection and global prestige.
GENOCOV, a research group from the Department of Chemical, Biological and Environmental Engineering will be the coordinator of the SAVING-E project.
GENOCOV has been active over the last 25 years in understanding the biological processes for the treatment and valorisation of urban and industrial water and gaseous effluents, with special emphasis in monitoring, modelling and control of such biological systems.
Depuración Aguas del Mediterraneo (DAM) was formed as a service company in Valencia in 1995. Its main activities focus on services of operation and maintenance of sewage treatment plants and sanitation systems.
Since the company started, it has continued developing new activities:
During the last year DAM managed wastewater from a population equivalent of more than 8,500,000 inhabitants, with a volume of treated water that exceeded 700,000,000 cubic meters.
Jordi Robusté Cartró, Head of the west exploitation unit of sanitation systems
+34 93 567 2800
The Catalan Water Agency (ACA) is the public company responsible for planning and managing the complete water cycle in Catalonia. The ACA main goals are:
During last years, the ACA has been working in a significant deployment of the Wastewater Treatment Plan and in building pioneer water infrastructures.
Maria Mirachtsi, Communications Manager
+32 (0)2 7927552
WssTP is the European Technology Platform for Water. WssTP strives to increase coordination and collaboration on water-related challenges, and to increase the competitiveness of the European water sector and allied sectors. WssTP uniquely represents the full diversity of the water value chain including industry, research, utilities, technology providers, and water users. With 90% of the global economic activity dependent on water, the sustainable and innovative management of this resource is key to our future.