News and events

Best poster award to Wider Uptake researchers

At the 11th International Water Association conference in Gdansk, researchers from the University of Palermo received an award for their poster on sewage treatment.  The poster Sewage sludge reduction by using an OSA-MBR pilot plant received the ‘best poster’ award at the conference in Gdansk. The authors, P.M. Bosco Mofatto, A. Cosenza, D. Di Trapani and […]

Wider Uptake addressed water scarcity and drought in Mediterranean countries

Giorgio Mannina presented Wider Uptake in a session called Water reuse in Sicily and in Horizon2020 Wider Uptake project.

New book on smart wastewater solutions 

WIDER UPTAKE researchers contributed extensively to the book as lead and contributing authors to chapters covering treatment technologies, water reuse, governance and water smartness.  

Mobile lab in Sicily – October 2022

Wider Uptake partners and stakeholders met in a “mobile lab” in Palermo, Italy, October 17-19, 2022. The focus was on reuse of wastewater resources in the towns of Corleone and Marineo. Wider Uptake partners and stakeholders met in a “mobile lab” in Palermo, Italy, October 17-19, 2022. The focus was on reuse of wastewater resources […]

Zoran Kapelan presented water smartness in Naples

The keynote talk questioned what is a smart solution in the water sector.

A more sustainable, water-smart society is necessary, and possible

First policy brief from Wider Uptake

Project meeting – Hamar June 2022

Two years after project start, we finally got to meet for real in Hamar.

Prague workshop – May 2022

We met to present results so far and discuss the case study in Prague.

Hamar workshop – April 2022

The workshop was hosted by Hias at the new water treatment facility, and all the participants got to see the ongoing activity for implementing the Hias process and the new struvite plant.

Amsterdam workshop – March 2022

We presented results from the initial governance assessment and discussed stakeholder mapping, business models and assessment of water smartness and sustainability.