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In this section, the most recent waste water treatment related LIFE projects are presented. For each project, links to further information (layman's report, project website and project summary) have been included where they exist. The "Read More" section of some project summaries also includes links to publications or videos specific to the project in question.

Projects
LIFE_NEWEST (España)
New urban wastewater treatment based on natural coagulants to avoid phosphorus pollution allowing mud’s agrivalorization
LIFE16 ENV/ES/000156
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LIFE CLEAN UP (España)
Validation of adsorbent materials and advanced oxidation techniques to remove emerging pollutants in treated wastewater
LIFE16 ENV/ES/000169
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LIFE ALGAECAN (España)
Adding sustainability to the fruit and vegetable processing industry through solar-powered algal wastewater treatment
LIFE16 ENV/ES/000180
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LIFE-DRY4GAS (España)
Waste Water sludge solar DRYing FOR energy recovery through gasification GAS
LIFE16 ENV/ES/000342
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LIFE ENRICH (España)
Enhanced Nitrogen and phosphorus Recovery from wastewater and Integration in the value Chain
LIFE16 ENV/ES/000375
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LIFE BACTIWATER (España)
An environmental cost-effective activation treatment for biological failures in WWTP
LIFE16 ENV/ES/000390
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LIFE DIME (España)
Demonstration of an Innovative technology for the Minimization of the Environmental impact of metal finishing processes.
LIFE16 ENV/ES/000410
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LIFE B2E4sustainable-WWTP (Ellas)
New concept for energy self-sustainable wastewater treatment process and biosolids management
LIFE16 ENV/GR/000298
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LIFEVERTALIM (España)
Prevention and Integral management of high polluted effluents from Food SMES to urban sanitation systems
LIFE15 ENV/ES/000373
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LIFE REWATCH (España)
Demonstration of an innovative recycling scheme to increase the water efficiency in the petrochemical industry
LIFE15 ENV/ES/000480
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LIFE LEACHLESS (España)
Low energy treatment technology for leachate valorisation
LIFE15 ENV/ES/000530
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LIFE-ANSWER (España)
Advanced Nutrient Solutions With Electrochemical Recovery
LIFE15 ENV/ES/000591
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LIFE-EMPORE (España)
Development of an efficient and sustainable methodology for EMerging POllutants REmoval in WWTPs (EMPORE)
LIFE15 ENV/ES/000598
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LIFE BITMAPS (Italia)
Pilot technology for aerobic BIodegradation of spent TMAH Photoresist solution in Semiconductor industries
LIFE15 ENV/IT/000332
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LIFE STO3RE (España)
Synergic TPAD and O3 process in WWTPs for Resoruce Efficient waste management
LIFE14 ENV/ES/000150
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LIFE CELSIUS (España)
SUSTAINABLE AND LOW ENERGY WASTEWATER TREATMENT FOR WARM CLIMATES
LIFE14 ENV/ES/000203
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LIFE ECORKWASTE (España)
Integrated and sustainable management of cork waste generated in the cork industry.
LIFE14 ENV/ES/000460
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LIFE-ANADRY (España)
Dry anaerobic digestion as an alternative management & treatment solution for sewage sludge
LIFE14 ENV/ES/000524
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LIFE RAMSES (España)
Enhanced Reclaimed wAter quality through MainStream anaErobic treatment using Supported biomass growth.
LIFE14 ENV/ES/000621
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LIFE SAVING-E (España)
Two-Stage Autotrophic N-remoVal for maINstream sewaGe trEatment
LIFE14 ENV/ES/000633
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LIFE iCirBus-4Industries (España)
Innovative Circular Businesses on Energy, Water, Fertilizer & Construction Industries towards a Greener Regional Economy
LIFE14 ENV/ES/000688
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LIFE SIAMEC (España)
Integrated anaerobic system for wastewater reclamation at ambient temperature in European climates
LIFE14 ENV/ES/000849
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LIFE SEACAN (España)
Reducing the pressure of fish canneries on the marine environment with novel effluent treatment and ecosystem monitoring
LIFE14 ENV/ES/000852
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LIFE EFFIDRAIN (España)
Efficient Integrated Real-time Control in Urban Drainage and Wastewater Treatment Plants for Environmental Protection
LIFE14 ENV/ES/000860
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LIFE ELECTRO-SLUDGE (Italia)
Innovative Electro Dewatering system for the maximisation of the urban sludge Dry Solid content
LIFE14 ENV/IT/000039
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LIFE Impetus (Portugal)
Improving current barriers for controlling pharmaceutical compounds in urban wastewater treatment plants
LIFE14 ENV/PT/000739
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LIFE2Water (Czech Cesko)
Verification and assessment of technologies for tertiary treatment of municipal wastewater
LIFE13 ENV/CZ/000475
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LIFE-BRAINYMEM (España)
Advanced-control MBR for wastewater reclamation
LIFE13 ENV/ES/000160
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LIFE ECOdigestion (España)
Automatic control system to add organic waste in anaerobic digesters of WWTP to maximize the biogas as renewable energy
LIFE13 ENV/ES/000377
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LIFE-Aquemfree (España)
In-Farm remediation by solar photocatalysis of agro-waste water with pesticides from remnants, cleaning and rinse
LIFE13 ENV/ES/000488
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LIFE-RENEWAT (España)
Optimised Renewable Mix for Energy Saving in Waste Water Treatment Plants
LIFE13 ENV/ES/000704
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LIFE TRANSFOMEM (España)
Transformation of disposed reverse osmosis membranes into recycled ultra- and nanofiltration membranes
LIFE13 ENV/ES/000751
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LIFE+ WOGAnMBR (España)
Demonstration of Anaerobic Membrane Bioreactor technology for valorization of agro-food industry wastewater
LIFE13 ENV/ES/000779
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LIFE+ TL-BIOFER (España)
NUTRIENTS AND REGENERATED WATER RECYCLING IN WWTPs THROUGH TWIN-LAYER MICROALGAE CULTURE FOR BIOFERTILIZERS PRODUCTION
LIFE13 ENV/ES/000800
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LIFE RELEACH (España)
Decreasing the environmental impact of waste management: An innovative leachate treatment using recovered membranes.
LIFE13 ENV/ES/000970
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LIFE SMART Hospital (España)
A Step towards zero eMissions goAl in Heath SectoR: BesT Practice Examples in Hospital Universitario Río Hortega
LIFE13 ENV/ES/001019
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LIFE MEMORY (España)
Membrane for ENERGY and WATER RECOVERY
LIFE13 ENV/ES/001353
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BioSolWaRe-LIFE (France)
Bio-Solar Water Recycling: Demonstration wastewater treatment system dedicated to freshwater reuse and recycling.
LIFE13 ENV/FR/000711
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Life+ISR (Nederland)
LIFE+ISR-Innovative sludge reduction
LIFE13 ENV/NL/000178
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cellu2plaLIFE+ (Nederland)
Demonstration of an innovative process to produce biobased plastic out of cellulose recovered from domestic waste water
LIFE13 ENV/NL/000613
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LIFE PharmDegrade (Slovenia Slovenija)
Degradation of pharmaceuticals in wastewaters from nursing homes and hospitals
LIFE13 ENV/SI/000466
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LIFE WaterReuse (España)
improving water management efficiency at industries with organic load
LIFE12 ENV/ES/000184
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LIFE-ETAD (España)
ECOLOGICAL TREATMENT OF ACID DRAINAGE
LIFE12 ENV/ES/000250
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LIFE ADNATUR (España)
Demonstration of natural coagulant use advantages in physical & chemical treatments in industry and urban waste water
LIFE12 ENV/ES/000265
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LIFE NECOVERY (España)
Nutrient and Energy Recovery in Wastewater Treatment Plants by Up-concentration and Adsorption processes
LIFE12 ENV/ES/000332
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LIFE-REMPHOS (España)
IMPLEMENTATION OF A NEW PHOSPHATE REMOVAL TERTIARY TREATMENT IN WWTP
LIFE12 ENV/ES/000361
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LIFE PHORWater (España)
Integral Management Model for Phosphorus recovery and reuse from Urban Wastewater.
LIFE12 ENV/ES/000441
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LIFE Lo2x (España)
Supercritical water co-oxidation (SCWcO) of urban sewage sludge and wastes
LIFE12 ENV/ES/000477
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LIFE WIRE (España)
Water Cycle Efficiency Improvement by Boosting Industrial Water Reuse
LIFE12 ENV/ES/000545
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LIFE-OFREA (España)
Improving Water Reuse at the coastal areas by an advanced desalination process.
LIFE12 ENV/ES/000632
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LIFE-PURIWAT (España)
New demonstrative pilot plant for the purification waste water with oils, fats and hydrocarbons
LIFE12 ENV/ES/000684
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LIFE+ 2012 N-SINK (Finland Suomi)
Reduction of waste water nitrogen load: demonstrations and modelling (N-SINK)
LIFE12 ENV/FI/000597
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LIFE-PHYTOBARRE (France)
Un procédé innovant de traitements des effluents phytopharmaceutiques et de nouveaux usages pour les agriculteurs
LIFE12 ENV/FR/000530
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LIFE BIOCLOC (Italia)
BIOprocess ControL through Online titrimetry to reduce Carbon footprint in wastewater treatment
LIFE12 ENV/IT/000120
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LIFE CLEANSED (Italia)
Innovative integrated methodology for the use of decontaminated river sediments in plant nursing and road building
LIFE12 ENV/IT/000652
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LIFE RusaLCA (Slovenia Slovenija)
Nanoremediation of water from small waste water treatment plants and reuse of water and solid remains for local needs
LIFE12 ENV/SI/000443
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WATOP (España)
New tertiary waste water treatment for organic micro-pollutants PPCPs (Pharmaceutical and Personal Care Products).
LIFE11 ENV/ES/000503
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MINAQUA (España)
Demonstration project for water saving in car wash premises using innovative detergents and soft treatment systems.
LIFE11 ENV/ES/000569
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Biovalsan (France)
Demonstration of waste water's biogas total upgrading system to bioCH4 & bioCO2 and health risks acceptance
LIFE11 ENV/FR/000740
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BIOTTOPE (France)
BIological tools to Optimize Treatment Technologies to remove micro Pollutants and Endocrine disrupters
LIFE11 ENV/FR/000742
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Biosur (Italia)
Rotating bioreactors for sustainable hydrogen sulphide removal
LIFE11 ENV/IT/000075
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CENIRELTA (Nederland)
CENIRELTA, Cost-Effective NItrogen REmoval from waste water by Low-Temperature Anammox.
LIFE11 ENV/NL/000785
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Spalarnia pirolityczna OS (Poland Polska)
Demonstration installation for thermal utilization of sewage sludge by pyrolysis
LIFE11 ENV/PL/000453
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HWC - Jenfelder Au (Deutschland)
Hamburg Water Cycle - Jenfelder Au
LIFE10 ENV/DE/000158
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AQUAENVEC (España)
Assessment and improvement of the urban water cycle eco-efficiency using LCA and LCC
LIFE10 ENV/ES/000520
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URWASTECH (España)
Innovative Urban Waste Treatment: A Sustainable Approach Using Hydrodynamic and Biological Technologies
LIFE10 ENV/ES/000530
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WW-SIP (Italia)
From Urban Wastewater Treatment Plant to Self Sustainable Integrated Platform for Wastewater Refinement
LIFE10 ENV/IT/000308
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OMZET (Nederland)
Waste water treatment as energy and mineral recovery utility
LIFE10 ENV/NL/000028
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SHOWW (Italia)
SHOWW - puShing aHead with field implementatiOn of best fitting Wastewater treatment and management solutions
LIFE10 INF/IT/000282
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UFTEC (España)
Substitution of conventional treatment of raw river water by ultrafiltration membrane technology
LIFE09 ENV/ES/000467
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VOCless waste water (Finland Suomi)
Abatement of VOC load from waste water treatment in mechanical pulping
LIFE09 ENV/FI/000568
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SOL-BRINE (Ellas)
Development of an advanced innovative energy autonomous system for the treatment of brine from seawater desalination plants
LIFE09 ENV/GR/000299
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Sludge's Wealth (Italia)
Ennobling of sludge for energy use and industrial
LIFE09 ENV/IT/000186
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Sus Treat (Deutschland)
Use of immanent energy for sludge treatment - a central step towards self-sustaining sewage flow management
LIFE08 ENV/D/000026
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AQUAVAL (España)
Sustainable Urban Water Management Plans, promoting SUDS and considering Climate Change, in the Province of Valencia
LIFE08 ENV/E/000099
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GREENLYSIS (España)
Hydrogen and oxygen production via electrolysis powered by renewable energies to reduce environmental footprint of a WWTP
LIFE08 ENV/E/000118
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RESALTTECH (España)
Concentrated saline rejection treatment: Environmental Technology using a non profitable solid waste as energy source.
LIFE08 ENV/E/000133
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PYROBIO (France)
New process for the heat treatment and the energy valorisation of the sludge coming from wastewater treatment plant.
LIFE08 ENV/F/000489
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OVADE-Plus (France)
Prototype process for additional sorting of heavy refuse from an Mechanical Biological Treatment household waste facility
LIFE08 ENV/F/000490
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PURE (Ellas)
From Treated Wastewater to Alternative Water Resources in Semi-Arid Regions
LIFE08 ENV/GR/000551
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ECOMAWARU (Italia)
Eco-sustainable managmenet of water and wastewater in rural communities
LIFE08 ENV/IT/000390
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REWETLAND (Italia)
Widespread introduction of constructed wetlands for a wastewater treatment of Agro Pontino
LIFE08 ENV/IT/000406
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WW4ENVIRONMENT (Portugal)
Integrated approach to energy and climate changes changing
LIFE08 ENV/P/000237
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ITEST (Sverige)
Increased total efficiency in sewage treatment
LIFE08 ENV/S/000272
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BIOCELL (España)
Energy self-sustaining and environmental footprint reduction on wastewater treatment plants via fuel cells
LIFE07 ENV/E/000847
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BaltActHaz (Estonia Eesti)
Baltic actions for reduction of pollution of the Baltic Sea from priority hazardous substances
LIFE07 ENV/EE/000122
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RE-WASTE (Italia)
Recovery, recycling, resource. Valorisation of olive mill effluents by recovering high added value bio-products.
LIFE07 ENV/IT/000421
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PURIFAST (Italia)
Advanced Purification Of Industrial And Mixed Wastewater By Combined Membrane Filtration And Sonochemical Technologies
LIFE07 ENV/IT/000439
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PHARMAFILTER (Nederland)
PHARMAFILTER, an innovative waste and waste water management concept for hospitals
LIFE07 ENV/NL/000576
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MULTIBARDEM (België - Belgique)
Demonstration of a MULTIBARRIER as a sustainable approach for the prevention of groundwater contamination by leaking landfills and multipollutant contaminated sites : a cheap alternative to landfill reinstallation and/or leachate treatment
LIFE06 ENV/B/000359
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SLUDGE2ENERGY (Deutschland)
Waste prevention through sewage sludge reuse for efficient energy generation at waste water treatment sites
LIFE06 ENV/D/000460
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IWPM (Deutschland)
Integrated Wastewater Purification Management
LIFE06 ENV/D/000478
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Kolisoon (Italia)
A new automated method for the analysis of Escherichia coli in wastewater effluent
LIFE06 ENV/IT/000235
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WET (Nederland)
Wastewater & Effluent Treatmen
LIFE06 ENV/NL/000167
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PERBIOF (Italia)
A new technology for treating municipal and/or industrial wastewater with low environmental impact
LIFE05 ENV/IT/000868
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MAD but better (United Kingdom)
The demonstration of high rate enzyme hydrolysis as the safest and most environmentally friendly way to treat sewage for theland recycling
LIFE05 ENV/UK/000124
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JELLY (España)
Demonstration project for gelatine production with use of innovative technology achieving an important washing wastewater reduction
LIFE04 ENV/ES/000224
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WILWATER (France)
To demonstrate the effectiveness as well as the environmental and economic interest to promote in Europe the culture of short rotation coppices of willow accordingly to the Breton context of reconquest the water quality
LIFE04 ENV/FR/000320
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RETOXMET (Hungary Magyarország)
Removal of toxic heavy metals from waste water by special yeast produced by bioconversion on food byproducts - an integrated solution for wastewater treatment
LIFE04 ENV/HU/000374
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PROWATER (Italia)
Sustainable water management in the textile wet industry through an innovative treatment process for wastewater re-use
LIFE04 ENV/IT/000583
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WWTREAT (Portugal)
Waste Water Treatment Improvement and Efficiency in Small Communities
LIFE04 ENV/P/000687
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CLONIC (España)
CLOSING THE NITROGEN CYCLE FROM URBAN LANDFILL LEACHATE BY BIOLOGICAL NITROGEN REMOVAL OVER NITRITE AND THERMAL TREATMENT
LIFE03 ENV/E/000140
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RECYCLAQUA (France)
A new sewage treatment process: the vermifiltration. Demonstration-dissemination technically and environmentally integrated
LIFE03 ENV/F/000257
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ANPHOS (Nederland)
Environmentally friendly phosphorus removal in anaerobe effluent by means of the struvite process
LIFE03 ENV/NL/000465
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VERBAL (Nederland)
The Vertical Flow Reed Bed at Leidsche Rijn. A natural way to filter urban water.
LIFE03 ENV/NL/000467
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Dairy, no water ! (Nederland)
A dairy industry which is self-supporting in water
LIFE03 ENV/NL/000488
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Mondego (Portugal)
Clean and recycle residual water from Municipal Waste Water Treatment Plants on the Lower Mondego Basin
LIFE03 ENV/P/000523
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Tanwater (Sverige)
Reduction of the nitrogen discharge from the leather industry
LIFE03 ENV/S/000595
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HydroStyx (Deutschland)
Optimised environmental rainwater management systems in the sphere of the environmental engineering
LIFE02 ENV/D/000399
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USS (Deutschland)
Waste Water Cleaning through Ultrasonic Resonance
LIFE02 ENV/D/000404
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MACROPHYTES (España)
New Floating Macrophyte Green Filters (FMF) For the Mediterranean Region
LIFE02 ENV/E/000182
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(España)
Development of a new salt water purification system in the tanning sector for reuse
LIFE02 ENV/E/000216
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(España)
Demonstration plant for the recycling of fat produced by processes of degreasing skins
LIFE02 ENV/E/000236
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LILIPUB (France)
Association of Waste Stabilization Ponds, Sand Filters and Sludge Dewatering Red Beds: treatment plant for rainwater, wastewater and primary sludges
LIFE02 ENV/F/000303
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Humification (Ellas)
Demonstration plant for sludge management of sewage treatment plants with humification
LIFE02 ENV/GR/000371
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TANEFTREAT (Nederland)
Demonstration of effective and efficient TANnery EFfluent TREATment using an innnovative integrated and compact biological and physical treatment plant
LIFE02 ENV/NL/000114
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MEMBRANE BIOREACTOR (Nederland)
Membrane bioreactor WWTP Varsseveld
LIFE02 ENV/NL/000117
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ECORIVER (Portugal)
Ecotoxicological evaluation of municipal and industrial waste waters
LIFE02 ENV/P/000416
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Estwaste (Estonia Eesti)
Sustainable wastewater purification in Estonian small municipalities
LIFE00 ENV/EE/000924
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Minos (Ellas)
Process development for an integrated olive oil mill waste management recovering natural antioxidants and producing organic fertilizer
LIFE00 ENV/GR/000671
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IMOS (Italia)
Integrated Multi-Objective System for optimal management of urban drainage
LIFE00 ENV/IT/000080
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Tirsav (Italia)
New technologies for husks and waste waters recycling
LIFE00 ENV/IT/000223
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