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In this section, the most recent water quality improvement 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 nutriCLOUD (Deutschland)
Pilot for smart fertilising system with sensor, satellite and crop science to reduce nitrate and N-losses in agriculture
LIFE19 ENV/DE/000609
web summary
LIFE NARMENA (België - Belgique)
Nature-based Remediation of Metal pollutants in Nature Areas to increase water storage capacity NARMENA
LIFE18 ENV/BE/000286
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LIFE SPOT (España)
Green solutions for treating groundwater pollution to meet drinking water directive standards
LIFE18 ENV/ES/000199
web summary | website1 | website2
LIFE-PIAQUO (France)
Underwater noise impact reduction of the maritime traffic and real-time adaptation to ecosystems
LIFE18 ENV/FR/000308
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LIFE BRINE-MINING (Ellas)
Demonstration of an advanced technique for eliminating coal mine wastewater (brines) combined with resource recovery
LIFE18 ENV/GR/000019
web summary | website1 | website2 | website3 | website4
LIFE BLUE LAKES (Italia)
LIFE BLUE LAKES
LIFE18 GIE/IT/000813
web summary | website1 | website2
LIFE-IP Waters of Life (Ireland)
Protect and restore high ecological status waterbodies in Ireland
LIFE18 IPE/IE/000003
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LIFE GoodWater IP (Latvia Latvija)
Implementation of River Basin Management Plans of Latvia towards good surface water status
LIFE18 IPE/LV/000014
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LIFE iBATHWATER (España)
Advanced urban water management to efficiently ensure bathing water quality
LIFE17 ENV/ES/000396
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LIFE – ADSORB (France)
A performing Depollution System for Runoff water preserving Biodiversity
LIFE17 ENV/FR/000398
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LIFE EcoSens Aquamonitrix (Ireland)
Enhanced Portable Sensor for Water Quality Monitoring, moving to genuinely integrated Water Resource Management
LIFE17 ENV/IE/000237
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Dublin Urban Rivers LIFE (Ireland)
To demonstrate the effectiveness of stormwater improvement options in urban areas using proven decision making tools
LIFE17 ENV/IE/000281
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AlgaeService for LIFE (Lithuania Lietuva)
ALGAE – ECONOMY BASED ECOLOGICAL SERVICE OF AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS
LIFE17 ENV/LT/000407
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LIFE - Water and Health (Slovakia Slovensko)
Improvement of health status of population of the Slovak Republic through drinking water re-carbonization
LIFE17 ENV/SK/000036
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LIFE ECOGRANULARWATER (España)
Demonstration project for groundwater treatment with an innovative system based in aerobic granular technology
LIFE16 ENV/ES/000196
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LIFE DEMINE (España)
Decreasing the environmental impact caused by abandoned mines on water bodies
LIFE16 ENV/ES/000218
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LIFE LIBERNITRATE (España)
Responsible reduction of nitrates in the comprehensive water cycle
LIFE16 ENV/ES/000419
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LIFE ALCHEMIA (España)
Toward a smart & integral treatment of natural radioactivity in water provision services.
LIFE16 ENV/ES/000437
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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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LIFE-IP-RBMP-Malta (Malta)
Optimising the the implementation of the 2nd RBMP in the Maltese River Basin District
LIFE16 IPE/MT/000008
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LIFE AMMONIA TRAPPING (España)
Development of membrane devices to reduce ammonia emissions generated by manure in poultry and pig farms
LIFE15 ENV/ES/000284
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LIFE LEMNA (España)
DUCKWEED TECHNOLOGY FOR IMPROVING NUTRIENT MANAGEMENT AND RESOURCE EFFICIENCY IN PIG PRODUCTION SYSTEMS
LIFE15 ENV/ES/000382
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LIFE DrainRain (España)
RunOff Water Purification from Pavements: A Novel Integral System of Pervious Concrete Pavement & Insitu Water Treatment
LIFE15 ENV/ES/000394
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LIFE AGROWETLANDS II (Italia)
SMART WATER AND SOIL SALINITY MANAGEMENT IN AGRO-WETLANDS
LIFE15 ENV/IT/000423
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LIFE SURE (Sverige)
LIFE SURE - Sediment Uptake and Remediation on Ecological basis
LIFE15 ENV/SE/000279
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Hg-rid-LIFE (Sverige)
Mercury Decontamination of Dental Care Facilities
LIFE15 ENV/SE/000465
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LIFE BELINI (België - Belgique)
Belgian Initiative for making a leap forward towards good status in the river basin of the Scheldt
LIFE15 IPE/BE/000014
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LIFE IP RICH WATERS (Sverige)
Integrated approach to mobilise resources for resilient ecosystems and rich waters in the North Baltic Sea River Basin
LIFE15 IPE/SE/000015
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LIFE_IRRILIFE (España)
ENVIRONMENTALLY EFFICIENT USE OF PESTICIDES BY LOCALIZED IRRIGATION SYSTEMS
LIFE14 ENV/ES/000119
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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 DRAINUSE (España)
Re-utilization of drainage solution from soilless culture in protected agriculture. From open to close system
LIFE14 ENV/ES/000538
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Life4MarPiccolo (Italia)
A New Life for Mar Piccolo
LIFE14 ENV/IT/000461
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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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Living River Lahn (Deutschland)
Living River Lahn - one river, many interests
LIFE14 IPE/DE/000022
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LIFE-IP RBMP-NWRBD UK (United Kingdom)
Integrated water management approach to delivery of the North West England River basin management plan
LIFE14 IPE/UK/000027
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LIFE NOVADRAIN (Danmark)
Innovative drainage water solutions and spatial planning
LIFE13 ENV/DK/000668
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LIFE REGENERA LIMIA (España)
Development of demostrative solutions to reduce the water contamination of agrarian origin in the Limia basin
LIFE13 ENV/ES/000227
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LIFE-AQUASEF (España)
ECO-EFFICIENT TECHNOLOGIES DEVELOPMENT FOR ENVIRONMENTAL IMPROVEMENT OF AQUACULTURE, AQUASEF
LIFE13 ENV/ES/000420
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LIFE CO2FORMARE (España)
USE OF CO2 AS A SUBSTITUTE OF CHLORINE-BASED CHEMICALS USED IN O&M INDUSTRIAL PROCESSES FOR MACROFOULING REMEDATION
LIFE13 ENV/ES/000426
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LIFE+ WHEYPACK (España)
Reduction of CO2 emissions by the PHB use obtained from whey: demonstration in dairy products packaging.
LIFE13 ENV/ES/000608
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LIFE EVERGREEN (Italia)
Environmentally friendly biomolecules from agricultural wastes as substitutes of pesticides for plant diseases control
LIFE13 ENV/IT/000461
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LIFE ECODEFATTING (Italia)
Environmentally friendly natural products instead of chemical products in the degreasing phase of the tanning cycle
LIFE13 ENV/IT/000470
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LIFE - MERMAIDS (Italia)
Mitigation of microplastics impact caused by textile washing processes
LIFE13 ENV/IT/001069
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LIFE SMART Waste (United Kingdom)
Smarter Regulation of Waste in Europe
LIFE13 ENV/UK/000549
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LIFE ALBUFERA (España)
Integrated management of three artificial wetlands in compliance with the Water Framework, Bird and Habitats Directives
LIFE12 ENV/ES/000685
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LIFE HyMemb (Portugal)
Tailoring hybrid membrane processes for sustainable drinking water production
LIFE12 ENV/PT/001154
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LIFE Stop CyanoBloom (Slovenia Slovenija)
Innovative technology for cyanobacterial bloom control
LIFE12 ENV/SI/000783
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REAGRITECH (España)
Regeneration and reuse of runoff and drainage water in agricultural plots by combined natural water treatment systems
LIFE11 ENV/ES/000579
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CITYWATER (Finland Suomi)
Benchmarking water protection in cities
LIFE11 ENV/FI/000909
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Lambro vivo (Italia)
Actions for the improvement of water quality and habitats in the River Lambro valley
LIFE11 ENV/IT/000004
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Hydrochip (Nederland)
Hydrochip
LIFE11 ENV/NL/000788
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BUCEFALOS (Sverige)
BlUe ConcEpt For A Low nutrient/carbOn System –regional aqua resource management
LIFE11 ENV/SE/000839
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NITRATES (España)
Repercussion of Agricultural Activities in Nitrate Contamination of Continental Water
LIFE10 ENV/ES/000478
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CHARM (Ellas)
Chromium in Asopos groundwater system: remediation technologies and measures
LIFE10 ENV/GR/000601
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GREEN SITE (Italia)
Green Site : supercritical fluid technologies for river and sea dredge sediment remediation
LIFE10 ENV/IT/000343
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WARBO (Italia)
Water re-born - artificial recharge: innovative technologies for the sustainable management of water resources
LIFE10 ENV/IT/000394
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Geohealth (Slovakia Slovensko)
The impact of geological environment on health status of residents of the Slovak Republic
LIFE10 ENV/SK/000086
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CREAMAgua (España)
Creation and restoration of aquatic ecosystems for improvement of water quality and biodiversity in agricultural basins
LIFE09 ENV/ES/000431
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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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WaterRtoM (France)
Water Research to Market - to speed-up the transfer of water related research outputs to better implement the Water directives
LIFE09 ENV/FR/000593
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AQUA (Italia)
Achieving good water QUality status in intensive Animal production areas
LIFE09 ENV/IT/000208
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WEISS (België - Belgique)
The Water Emissions Inventory, a planning Support System aimed at reducing the pollution of water bodies
LIFE08 ENV/B/000042
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WATER (Cyprus)
Strengthening the scientific foundation of water quality programs
LIFE08 ENV/CY/000460
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ECOMAWARU (Italia)
Eco-sustainable managmenet of water and wastewater in rural communities
LIFE08 ENV/IT/000390
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EKOROB (Poland Polska)
ECOtones for Reducing Diffusion Pollution
LIFE08 ENV/PL/000519
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WEBAP (Sverige)
Wave Energized Baltic Aeration Pump
LIFE08 ENV/S/000271
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EcoPest (Ellas)
'Strategic plan for the adaptation and application of the principles for the sustainable use of pesticides in a vulnerable ecosystem'
LIFE07 ENV/GR/000266
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INCOME (Slovenia Slovenija)
Improved management of contaminated aquifers by integration of source tracking, monitoring tools and decision strategies
LIFE07 ENV/SLO/000725
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IBISS (Egypt)
Italian-Egyptian Capacity Building in the Integrated Water Supply and Sanitation
LIFE06 TCY/ET/000226
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INSIMEP (België - Belgique)
In Situ Metal Precipitation for remediation of groundwater contaminated with non ferrous metals
LIFE05 ENV/B/000517
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RAMAS (Finland Suomi)
Risk assessment and risk management procedure for arsenic in the Tampere region
LIFE04 ENV/FI/000300
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