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Pre- and post-treatment on plants

The final webinar of the IWAMA project was organized on 9 April 2018. The webinar focused on the topic of Pre- and post-treatment, which was introduced by the specialists from Sweden and Germany.

Sharing experience and solutions at the Baltic Sea Day

The 19th International Environmental Forum “Baltic Sea Day” was held last week in St. Petersburg, Russia. Around 500 participants gathered on 22–23 March to discuss the environmental state of the sea and local and regional solutions to improving it.

Perspectives of smart sludge handling

The 4th IWAMA workshop on Smart Sludge Management was organized in Tartu, Estonia, on 8–9 February 2018. The workshop brought together more than 95 participants representing regional organizations, national ministries, universities and local practitioners to discuss sludge handling issues in the Baltic Sea Region.

Pilot investment in Kaunas

Energy optimization process on the Kaunas plant

Pilot investment on the Kaunas wastewater treatment plant is one of the largest in the IWAMA project. Installations on the plant have been ongoing since summer 2017, and will continue next year. We introduce you to the concept of the energy optimized control system constructed on Kaunas WWTP to support the smart energy management and reduction of nutrients.

Study tour to Portugal

Broadening horizons to the south

The Estonian Water Works Association goes to Portugal to learn the technologies applied there, as well as national regulations and water management structure.

Växjö Water Forum

Cooperation and connections on Växjö Water Forum

The IWAMA Water Forum took place on 23–24 October 2017 in Växjö, Sweden, and attracted almost 80 participants from cities, research institutions, water utilities and environmental centers. This event was focused on bringing attention to the needs of the water sector in the Baltic Sea Region and launching the online portal Baltic Smart Water Hub.

Seminar on reducing the negative impact in the Baltic Sea basin

Reducing the negative impact in the Baltic Sea basin

The Environmental Centre “ECAT-Kaliningrad” is one of the first IWAMA stakeholders that finalized their Baltic Sea Challenge commitment. We share their story to inspire others.

Pilot investment in Gdansk

Energy-efficient and cost-effective wastewater treatment concept

One of the IWAMA pilot investments supporting the smart energy management is a combined anammox-constructed wetland pilot-plant in Gdańsk, Poland. As the plant has almost finished installing the purchased equipment and soon will be ready to start testing, we are sharing their pilot solution.

Automating treatment and complying with standards

Summary from the second webinar organized in IWAMA on 23 May 2017. The webinar featured presentations on automation of operation and technical safety management.

Smart water sector session

The Baltic Sea needs smart water sector

The 8th Annual Forum of the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region took place in Berlin on 13–14 June 2017. During the Forum, the IWAMA project was presented in two sessions – read the summary from the event.