Testing framework for Water Smartness and Sustainability

At a workshop in Delft on December 1st, the current version of the ‘Water Smartness and Sustainability framework’ was tested on the Dutch case study.

Zoran Kapelan (TU Delft), Mark Lepelaar (NPSP), Karen Nessler Seglem (SINTEF), Anurag Bhambhani (TU Delft), Peter van Gilst (NPSP), Oriana Jovanovic (TU Delft) in the meeting room. Also present in the workshop: Jan Peter van der Hoek (TU Delft), Arianna Nativio (TU Delft), Olivia Traast (Waternet) and Herman Helness (SINTEF).Photo: Herman Helness

The scope of assessment is the symbiotic, circular economy solutions being developed in the case studies in Wider Uptake. The framework aims to assess water smartness and sustainability of such solutions, and the version being tested has been developed with input from all work packages and case studies in the project, including local stakeholders.

The testing is an important step towards developing a generic framework for assessment of water smartness and sustainability with possibilities for local adaptation, for existing or planned solutions outside the project. This generic version of the framework will be the final delivery from Work Package 5.

This was the second testing workshop, the first was held in connection to the mobile lab in Palermo.

Oriana Jovanovic (TUDelft) and Karen Nessler Seglem (SINTEF) outside the Faculty of Civil Engineering and Geosciences at TUDelft. Photo: Herman Helness.
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