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Aquaenvec at the IWA Conference held in Marbella

The project team has participated at the 3rd International IWA Conference on water Economics, Statistics and Finance  that was held in Marbella from 24-26th April 2013. A new specialist conference on Asset management for enhancing energy efficiency in water and wastewater systems was also held in parallel.

One poster and three oral presentations mentioned the work within the Aquaenvec project:

  • Calculation of characterization factors in toxicity impact categories for a group of micropollutants. C. ALFONSIN, A. HOSPIDO, M. T. MOREIRA and G.FEIJOO
  • Cost saving opportunities in wastewater treatment plants: a non-radial DEA approach. M. MOLINOS, F. HERNANDEZ and R. SALA
  • The role of Life Cycle Costing in urban water cycle. M. REYES, M. MOLINOS, M. TERMES and F. HERNANDEZ
  • PLUGRISOST: a model for design, economic cost and environmental analysis of rainwater harvesting in urban systems. X.GABARRELL, T. MORALES-PINZÓN, J. RIERADEVALL, M.R. ROVIRA, G. VILLALBA, A. JOSA, C. MARTÍNEZ-GASOL

 

An Executive Board Meeting was held on friday 26th where upcoming steps on the LCA and LCC calculations and harmonization were discussed.