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Event MEDA WATER International Conference on Sustainable Water Management: Rational Water Use, Wastewater Treatment and Reuse (RUWTR 2006)

The Conference is organized in the framework of MEDAWARE and Zer0-M Projects.
Funded by the Regional Program for Local Water Management of the Euro-Mediterranean Partnership of the EC.
MEDAWARE Website. Zer0-M Website.

Organizing institutions:
AEE INTEC, Austria
Agronomic and Veterinary Medicine Institute Hassan II, (IAV), Morocco
National Technical University of Athens, Greece
Technical University of Berlin, Germany
University Chouaib Doukkali, Morocco
University of Cyprus, Cyprus

During the preparation of the Johannesburg earth Summit (February 2002), a group of distinguished water scientists sent a letter to the Division for Sustainable Development, United Nations entitled ¡°A sustainable Sanitation is a key to Sustainable Development¡±. The letter states among others that sustainable sanitation is:
©\ Designed for low water consumption (demand side management) and aims for full reuse of water and fertilisers.
©\ Often decentralised and is capable to provide high performance at low costs ¨C user involvement and proper maintenance is a key to success.

- Water systems (water saving, suitable quality versus usage, Greywater/blackwater segregation, wastewater treatment, reuse and recycling) for Small rural communities, remote tourist facilities, and large urban administrative or leisure units.
- Household-centred water management
- Rainwater harvesting for domestic use
- Industrial water management and cleaner production
- Pre-treatment of industrial wastewater and reuse
- Integration of wastewater reuse in the overall water resources management
- Best technologies/systems for sustainable treatment of urban wastewater in the Mediterranean area
- Methodologies for the control and monitoring of urban wastewater treatment plant
- Risk assessment (human health / environment)
- Approaches for the assessment and valuation of safe wastewater agricultural reuse
- Relevant policies and socioeconomic instruments
- Guidelines and quality standards for reclaimed water
- Case studies

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Contact information Konstantinos Moustakas
Event type Conference
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Source EMWIS
Geographical coverage Morocco
Address Marrakech
Organizer MEDAWARE and Zer0-M
Target audience Regional
Duration 3 days
Period [08/06/2006 - 10/06/2006]
Status Confirmed
Working language(s) ENGLISH , FRENCH