Through the lens of innovation, the event will explore how future carbon-efficient wastewater management approaches could take advantage of emerging technologies to become net carbon sinks.
In 2019, the UK water industry announced a target of net zero emissions by 2030 – twenty years ahead of the Government’s commitment for the country as a whole.
Delivering on this commitment will require a root-and-branch review of capital and operational practices – with carbon impacts factored into all future decision making. This is additionally challenging when set against a context of increasing discharge constraints requiring more intensive wastewater treatment.
- Wastewater collection and conveyance
- Wastewater treatment, including:
- Anaerobic treatment of primary treated wastewaters
- Mainstream de-ammonification
- The use of Microbial Fuel Cells
- Reduction in N2O and CH4 emissions from treatment processes
- Operational efficiencies
This 1-day event will run alongside the European Waste Water Management Conference (EWWM)