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PROJECT / Saraswati: wastewater treatment in India

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Sanitation and rainwater ( 28 posts )

Population growth, increasing urbanization and rapid economic development are exerting pressure on the already scarce water resources in India

  

 

City, Country: Europe / India

 

 

French partner submitting the project description: INOVERTIS

Partners : 13 Academic Institutions, 6 Private Institutions

Foreign partners: University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences (Vienna)

Financiers/ Donors Europe - FP7 (7th Framework Program)

 

Dates of project: 2012 – 2016

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A few words on the project…

Population growth, increasing urbanization and rapid economic development are exerting pressure on the already scarce water resources in India.

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Background or General project description

SARASWATI project aims to transfer proven technology to face with the challenge of treating wastewaters in India: water pollution, discharge of wastewater and storm waters, water scarcity, groundwater depletion, sludge’s treatment…

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 French Expertise

INOVERTIS is involved in the project to make the environmental analysis of treatment plants, the feasibility study and the detailed design of the pilot plant:

  • Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) of the European technologies: treatment capacity, environmental and health impact, technical robustness…
  • Recommendations and guidelines for replication and up-scaling of suitable wastewater treatment and reuse technologies

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Strengths of project

+ To develop the Best Available Technologies (BAT) to treat and reuse water, on a large scale

+ To strengthen Europe-India cooperation and support Indian policy makers in order to solve pressing water problems

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 More information

(French Website) : http://www.a3i-inno.fr/index.php/rad/projets-en-cours/saraswati.html

Contact :   inovertis-tp@inovertis.fr


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