News and events

Prize for best presentation to Adéla Puskačkova

Adéla Puškáčová received the prize for the presentation “Nanofiltration for treatment of effluent from municipal wastewater treatment plant for the purpose of its recycling”.

Testing framework for Water Smartness and Sustainability

The current version of the ‘Water Smartness and Sustainability framework’ was tested on the Dutch case study.

Wider Uptake in South Korea

From 23 to 26 November, Giorgio Mannina, professor of sanitary-environmental engineering at the University of Palermo, and reasercher in Wider Uptake, was invited to participate in the 8th International Water Industry Conference in Daegu, South Korea. During his speech, entitled “Resource recovery from wastewater: new insights from the case study of Palermo University within wider-uptake […]

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 […]

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.