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REWATCH CONSORTIUM MEETS FOR ITS THIRD FOLLOW-UP MEETING

REWATCH CONSORTIUM MEETS FOR ITS THIRD FOLLOW-UP MEETING

The last 13 March 2018 took place the third review meeting at CTM facilities in Manresa. Just passed the halfway of the project, the project consortium reviewed the current status of the project, action by action. Currently, the main efforts are assigned to the site...

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OPTIMIZATION AT BENCH-SCALE OF THE ION EXCHANGE RESINS

OPTIMIZATION AT BENCH-SCALE OF THE ION EXCHANGE RESINS

The water recycling scheme foreseen in the REWATCH project includes a final step using ion exchange resins aimed at removing trace ions. The aim of this polishing step after is achieve a water effluent fulfilling quality specifications for boiler feed water. Water...

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DOW OPENS A TENDER FOR THE ACQUISITION OF THE PILOT UNIT

DOW OPENS A TENDER FOR THE ACQUISITION OF THE PILOT UNIT

Dow is looking for suppliers for a Water Treatment Research pilot unit involving ultrafiltration, reverse osmosis and ion exchange resins for REWATCH project (LIFE15 ENV/ES/00480). Through this project Dow wants to demonstrate an innovative recycling scheme to...

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REWATCH CONSORTIUM MEETS IN TARRAGONA FOR A REVIEW MEETING

REWATCH CONSORTIUM MEETS IN TARRAGONA FOR A REVIEW MEETING

First review meeting of the project took place at DOW facilities in Tarragona on March 7th 2017. Representatives of DOW, Veolia, KWR, WssTP and Fundació CTM Centre Tecnològic attended to the meeting. During the meeting the attendees reviewed the current status of the...

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DISSEMINATION OF REWATCH DURING FEBRUARY AND MARCH 2017

DISSEMINATION OF REWATCH DURING FEBRUARY AND MARCH 2017

On 23th February, Dra. Irene Jubany from Fundació CTM Centre Tecnològic presented the REWATCH project at the LIFE-PURIWAT WORKSHOP “Workshop en Nuevas tecnologías para tratamientos de aguas en Lurederra", at the Lurederra Technological Center in Los Arcos, Navarra....

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Rewatch

2019
September 9

REWATCH LCA presented at the 9th International Conference on LCM

REWATCH LCA presented at the 9th International Conference on LCM
Last September 2019, REWATCH results from Life Cycle Analysis of the project prototype were presented at the 9th International Conference on Life Cycle Management LCM 2019 held in Poznan.  Joan Berzosa, researcher from Eurecat Manresa, was in charge of presenting the work. This year’s theme was Towards sustainable future, current..Read More
June 26

The REWATCH consortium meets with the NEEMO monitoring expert

The REWATCH consortium meets with the NEEMO monitoring expert
Last 25th of June 2019 took place the sixth review meeting at DOW North Petrochemical Complex in La Pobla de Mafumet, Tarragona Province, Spain. Representatives of all beneficiaries attended the meeting along with María José de la Torre, the NEEMO expert responsible of the LIFE project monitoring. The project consortium..Read More
June 16

REWATCH project presented at IWA Water Reuse

REWATCH project presented at IWA Water Reuse
Last 16-20 June, REWATCH Project was presented in 12th IWA International Conference on Water Reclamation and Reuse. Verónica Gómez, from Tarragona Global Water Technology Center and R&D Leader in DuPont Water Solutions, presented a poster and an oral presentation in the conference. Her talk was well received by the audience..Read More
March 11

REWATCH Project Meeting

REWATCH Project Meeting
Last 11th of March took place a technical meeting at DOW Chemical Ibérica facilities. Technical aspects of the prototype operation were discussed and currently great efforts are being done to start its operation in a very short time.
2018
December 4

REWATCH consortium meets in DOW for its fifth followup meeting

REWATCH consortium meets in DOW for its fifth followup meeting
Last 4th of December 2018 took place the fifth review meeting at DOW facilities in Tarragona. The project consortium reviewed the current status of the project, action by action and visited the REWATCH plant. Just finished the site adaptation and implementation of the prototype, main efforts are assigned to the..Read More
July 3

THE REWATCH PILOT PLANT ALREADY INSTALLED IN ITS FINAL LOCATION

THE REWATCH PILOT PLANT ALREADY INSTALLED IN ITS FINAL LOCATION
Beginning June 2018, the four containers with all water treatment technologies were moved to their final location within the DOW petrochemical complex. During this month, mechanical works and containers interconnections, the piping from and to the feed water inputs and the discharge trench, respectively, have been finished. The four units..Read More
June 15

THE REWATCH CONSORTIUM MEETS WITH THE NEEMO MONITORING EXPERT

THE REWATCH CONSORTIUM MEETS WITH THE NEEMO MONITORING EXPERT
The last 15 June 2018 took place a review meeting at DOW North Petrochemical Complex in La Pobla de Mafumet, Tarragona Province, Spain. Representatives of all beneficiaries attended the meeting along with María José de la Torre, the NEEMO expert responsible of the LIFE project monitoring. Just passed the halfway..Read More
April 16

REWATCH AT THE IWA YOUNG WATER PROFESSIONALS CONFERENCE IN CRANFIELD

REWATCH AT THE IWA YOUNG WATER PROFESSIONALS CONFERENCE IN CRANFIELD
Last April, REWATCH results from the MBBR tests performed at lab scale were presented at the 19th UK-IWA Young Water Professionals Conference held in Cranfield University (UK). The conference accounted for more than 200 attendees. This year’s theme was Towards a Resilient Water Future and included presentations from several topics such as..Read More
March 21

CONTAINERS WITH THE REWATCH TECHNOLOGY ALREADY IN TARRAGONA PETROCHEMICAL COMPLEX

CONTAINERS WITH THE REWATCH TECHNOLOGY ALREADY IN TARRAGONA PETROCHEMICAL COMPLEX
The modules containing the different technologies of the REWATCH solution, constructed by VEOLIA and JHUESA, are already in the petrochemical complex in Tarragona waiting to be moved to the final location of the pilot plant. Currently, great efforts are being done for the site adaptation in order to start the..Read More
March 13

REWATCH CONSORTIUM MEETS IN MANRESA FOR ITS THIRD FOLLOWUP MEETING

REWATCH CONSORTIUM MEETS IN MANRESA FOR ITS THIRD FOLLOWUP MEETING
The last 13 March 2018 took place the third review meeting at CTM facilities in Manresa. Just passed the halfway of the project, the project consortium reviewed the current status of the project, action by action. Currently, the main efforts are assigned to the site adaptation and implementation of the..Read More
2017
September 29

OPTIMIZATION AT BENCH-SCALE OF THE ION EXCHANGE RESINS

OPTIMIZATION AT BENCH-SCALE OF THE ION EXCHANGE RESINS
The water recycling scheme foreseen in the REWATCH project includes a final step using ion exchange resins aimed at removing trace ions. The aim of this polishing step after is achieve a water effluent fulfilling quality specifications for boiler feed water. Water demand for boilers accounts for the 8% of..Read More
September 21

REWATCH CONSORTIUM MEETS IN VEOLIA FACILITIES FOR A REVIEW MEETING

REWATCH CONSORTIUM MEETS IN VEOLIA FACILITIES FOR A REVIEW MEETING
The second review meeting of the project took place at VEOLIA facilities in Sant Cugat del Vallès, Barcelona, on September 21th 2017. Representatives of DOW, Veolia, KWR, WssTP and Fundació CTM Centre Tecnològic attended to the meeting. During the meeting the attendees reviewed the current status of the project, action..Read More
June 6

FILTRATION MEMBRANE DEVELOPMENTS TO OVERCOME A CHALLENGING FUTURE

FILTRATION MEMBRANE DEVELOPMENTS TO OVERCOME A CHALLENGING FUTURE
Filtration membranes such as Reverse Osmosis (RO) and Ultrafiltration (UF) are becoming one of the most used technologies in water treatment and separation processes in the industry worldwide. As water scarcity increases and the quality of the water available decreases, RO and UF membranes and processes are required to be..Read More
April 24

THE CIRCULAR ECONOMY IN THE CENTER OF THE 10TH GREEN CHEMISTRY SEMINAR ORGANIZED BY THE UNIVERSITY ROVIRA I VIRGILI OF TARRAGONA

THE CIRCULAR ECONOMY IN THE CENTER OF THE 10TH GREEN CHEMISTRY SEMINAR ORGANIZED BY THE UNIVERSITY ROVIRA I VIRGILI OF TARRAGONA
The circular economy is one of the pillars of sustainability and a strategy targeting to reduce the use of materials and production of waste. As mere recycling or reusing is not enough, it is necessary to rethink the materials along their lifecycle: from the design to make it more sustainable..Read More
April 7

DOW OPENS A TENDER FOR THE ACQUISITION OF THE PILOT UNIT

DOW OPENS A TENDER FOR THE ACQUISITION OF THE PILOT UNIT
Send Expressions of Interest before April 24th by noon (12 pm) local time in Tarragona (Spain). In case of bidding interest, contact publicaffairsiberica@dow.com.
March 7

REWATCH CONSORTIUM MEETS IN TARRAGONA FOR A REVIEW MEETING

REWATCH CONSORTIUM MEETS IN TARRAGONA FOR A REVIEW MEETING
March 2

DISSEMINATION OF REWATCH DURING FEBRUARY AND MARCH 2017

DISSEMINATION OF REWATCH DURING FEBRUARY AND MARCH 2017
February 15

OPTIMIZATION AT BENCH-SCALE OF THE ANOXKALDNES MBBR TECHNOLOGY FOR THE REWATCH PROCESS

OPTIMIZATION AT BENCH-SCALE OF THE ANOXKALDNES MBBR TECHNOLOGY FOR THE REWATCH PROCESS
January 31

OPTIMIZATION AT BENCH-SCALE OF THE ACTIFLO® TECHNOLOGY FOR THE REWATCH PROCESS

OPTIMIZATION AT BENCH-SCALE OF THE ACTIFLO® TECHNOLOGY FOR THE REWATCH PROCESS
2016
November 15

iWATER INTERNATIONAL INTEGRATED WATER CYCLE SHOW

iWATER INTERNATIONAL INTEGRATED WATER CYCLE SHOW