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CETIM is leading the initiative and we are working on the analysis of new absorbent materials and the implementation of mixed-culture microorganisms in real wetlands to degrade emerging pollutants present in the urban water cycle. [caption id="attachment_14815" align="aligncenter" width="617"] NICE: Innovative and enhanced Nature-based Solutions for a sustainable urban water cycle.[/caption] According to the latest weather report from the State Meteorological Agency, this summer has been the...

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The project in which we have taken part together with Aqualia has aimed to develop technologies that improve the efficiency of resources in WWTPs, minimising energy consumption and reusing nutrients and water. According to data published by the European Environment Agency, 90% of urban wastewater is collected and treated according to EU standards. However, wastewater treatment plants are one of the largest consumers of energy. In order...

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Unidad Mixta de Investigación UMI AQUATIM - Aqualia + CETIM

AQUATIM Joint Research Unit is launched, which will seek to respond to great challenges and challenges to achieve a sustainable Future through the implementation of a circular, efficient, safe and resilient water cycle.

AQUATIM is made up of CETIM Technological Centre, an expert in research and development of new water treatment technologies, and AQUALIA group, a leading company in the water sector.

With a total duration of 39 months, the project foresees an investment of more than 2 million euros.

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Over the next three years, Aqualia, together with CETIM, will be the engine of the so-called Joint Research Unit AQUATIM, funded by the Galician Innovation Agency to foster cooperation between the research centres and enterprises that make up the business network based in Galicia. We spoke with Javier García Linares, director of the Aqualia’s Galician Delegation, about the strategic objectives of this project that seeks to recover resources such as nutrients or metals from the WWTP, as well as obtaining a fuel, green hydrogen.

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