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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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iWATER INTERNATIONAL INTEGRATED WATER CYCLE SHOW

iWATER INTERNATIONAL INTEGRATED WATER CYCLE SHOW

Last 15th November the REWATCH project was presented by Dr. Xavier Martínez from Fundació CTM Centre Tecnològic during the iWater International Water Cycle Exhibition organized by the International Water Association in Barcelona.

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KICK-OFF MEETING

KICK-OFF MEETING

On 12th September 2016 took place the official kick-off of the REWATCH project at CTM facilities in Manresa. All the participants involved in the project: DOW, VWSI, KWR, WssTP and CTM met the whole day in order to shape the structure of the project. Following...

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2021
PUBLICATION INDUSTRIA QUIMICA
PUBLICATION INDUSTRIA QUIMICA

The results of LIFE REWATCH were published in a technical article ‘Economia circular, también en el sector petroquímico’, in the INDUSTRIA QUÍMICA magazine of February 2020. See https://lnkd.in/eyqWzgS Implementing or improving the treatment and reuse processes of wastewater generated in the petrochemical industry converges to bring the circular economy closer…Read More

IWA DIGITAL WORLD WATER CONGRESS
IWA DIGITAL WORLD WATER CONGRESS

Between 24th May and 4th June 2021, the results obtained along the operation of the REWATCH pilot plant are presented at the 1st IWA Digital World Water Congress. This is a virtual event, where scientists, academics, engineers and sector thought leaders are covering the full water cycle. In this congress,…Read More

INTERVIEW MAGAZINE AGUAS RESIDUALES
INTERVIEW MAGAZINE AGUAS RESIDUALES

On May 13, 2021, aguasresiduales.info, a leading magazine in information, training, and knowledge of the Water Treatment Sector, invited Elisenda Taberna to an interview to talk about the LIFE REWATCH project. It can be found in https://www.aguasresiduales.info/media/boletines/boletin-_2021-05-13.html During the interview, topics such as the context of the project, related to…Read More

2020
2nd OPEN DAY REWATCH
2nd OPEN DAY REWATCH

On 29th October 2020, the LIFE REWATCH project team hosted a virtual event, where the main results obtained along the operation of the REWATCH pilot plant were presented. For this virtual seminar, 4 partners of the REWATCH consortium had the opportunity to present the LIFE REWATCH project: Carlos Ramos, researcher…Read More

LIFE REWATCH Project was present on the Innovative Water Week
LIFE REWATCH Project was present on the Innovative Water Week

From 22 until 26 June 2020, LIFE REWATCH project was present on the Innovative Water Week, organized by Water Europe. LIFE REWATCH had a virtual booth, where information of the project was showed (https://wie-2020.b2match.io/page-2591). Carlos Ramos, researcher from Eurecat and Coordinator of LIFE REWATCH, participated in virtual meetings, where networking…Read More

LIFE REWATCH prototype is fully operational and treats petrochemical wastewaters
LIFE REWATCH prototype is fully operational and treats petrochemical wastewaters

Currently, LIFE REWATCH project is running the prototype with the whole treatment train, including the following technologies: AnoxKaldnesTM moving bed biofilm reactor (MBBR), which is devoted to decrease the organic matter content of the petrochemical wastewater. Two aerobic reactor connected in series (23 m3 each) made on epoxy coated carbon…Read More

1st OPEN DAY REWATCH
1st OPEN DAY REWATCH

On June 16th the LIFE REWATCH project team hosted a virtual open day. The virtual seminar gathered three partners of the LIFE REWATCH project: Miquel Rovira (from Eurecat, coordinator of the project), Elisenda Taberna (from VWS, technology supplier of AnoxKaldnesTM MBRR and Actiflo® evaluated on REWATCH project) and David Arias…Read More

Review meeting with the monitor

The last 15 June 2020 took place the REWATCH review meeting. This was online, due to Covid-19. Representatives of all beneficiaris attended the meeting along with María José de la Torre, the NEEMO expert responsible of the LIFE project monitoring.    

Start-up of the pilot plant
Start-up of the pilot plant

Petrochemical industry is a great water consumer sector, producing wastewater with complex composition and at high volumes (around 1,750 millions of m3 per year). In order to introduce the circular economy concept into the petrochemical sector, LIFE-REWATCH project aims to demonstrate, at pilot scale, a technology available to treat and…Read More

2019
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

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

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

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
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

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

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

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

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

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
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

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