water quality

Review: Water quality assessment of bioenergy production

Submitted by Celine Dondeynaz on 5 March, 2014 - 13:05
Abstract: Water quality is a measurement of the biological, chemical, and physical characteristics of water against certain standards set to ensure ecological and/or human health. Biomass production and conversion to fuels and electricity can impact water quality in lakes, rivers, and aquifers with consequences for aquatic ecosystem health and also human water uses. Depending on how the bioenergy system is located and managed, it can lead to both water quality deterioration and to improvements.

Proceedings of the conference on exchange of experiences in water resources management

Submitted by Water Team on 30 September, 2013 - 17:21

The conference “exchange of experiences in water resources management between Africa, China, Latin America and Europe” was organised in the framework of the European Commission (EC) support project to the African Union/NEPAD Networks of Centres of Excellence in Water Science and Technology implemented by the EC Joint Research Centre (JRC).

Oral presentation day 3- Workshop on "Exchange of experiences in water resources management between Europe, China, Africa and Latin America"

Submitted by Water Team on 7 November, 2012 - 12:36

Please find the "Water Quality and Sanitation" power point presentations presented the third day of the 

Workshop presentations are now online!

Submitted by Water Team on 25 October, 2012 - 15:07

Through its global network of Centres of Excellence in Water Science and Technology, this event which was held in Ispra (Italy) from the 15-18th October aimed at exchanging and disseminating good practises in water resources management among experts from Africa (African Union/NEPAD Networks of Water Centres of Excellence), Latin America (RALCEA), China (EU-China plateform) and Europe (JRC and other experts).

Training course on Water Supply

Submitted by Giorgia Donin on 10 September, 2012 - 10:48
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The objective of this course is to present the challenge of water supply for human consumption. Elements of water quality and water quantity will be addressed. This will be followed by basic strategies for providing access to, and distribution of, safe water supply.


By: Murray Biedler for Aquaknow.


Submitted by Water Team on 14 November, 2011 - 11:38

The Water Convention is a platform for industry experts, regulators, academics to interact and share ideas on a wide range of water challenges. In line with the SIWW 2012 theme, "Water Solutions for Liveable and Sustainable Cities" the Water Convention 2012 Call for Papers is now open until 30 November 2011.

For more information on how to submit your abstract visit : http://www.siww.com.sg/water-convention

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