Seminar: Urban Wastewater Treatment: Ready for Zero Pollution?

Tuesday, April 9, 2024 - 09:30 to 17:15

Universidade Católica Portuguesa - Porto

Rua de Diogo Botelho 1327
Porto4169-005
Portugal
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Entitled “Urban Wastewater Treatment: Ready for Zero Pollution?”, this seminar will be attended by national and international researchers, and takes place within the scope of the project “Demonstration of an innovative PLAN-DO toolbox for a safer environment, resource-efficient and adequate wastewater treatment – the LIFE Fitting project”. The event is open to the entire community.

Room EC1O5

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Program

9:30-10:30

Registration and welcome coffee
Hosts: Ana Margarida Teixeira & Inês Leão (CBQF/UCP)

10-30-10:45

Welcome and objectives of the seminar
Célia Manaia (CBQF) & Maria João Rosa (LNEC)

10:45-11:15

Micropollutants and antibiotic resistance in One Health: a look at the role of the environment

Ed Topp (INRAE)

11:15-11:30

Urban wastewater treatment as a One Health environmental node: looking ahead to the revised EU Directive
Célia Manaia (CBQF) & Maria João Rosa (LNEC)

11:30-11:45

Coffee break

11:45-13:00

Looking beyond: Innovation and research
Wastewater quality and impacts (15 min x 4) - Moderator: Rui Viegas (LNEC)

  • Chemical and microbial contaminants in water reuse in agriculture
    (Ed Topp, INRAE)
  • Removal of pharmaceuticals from wastewaters: is the revised European Directive a solution or a headache? (Cristina Matos, REQUIMTE/LAQV)
  • Antibiotics and antibiotic resistance in European wastewater treatment plants (Ivone Vaz-Moreira, CBQF)
  • Microplastics as vectors of antibiotic resistance spread: exploring the impact of wastewater discharges (Isabel Henriques, CFE-TERRA)
  • Q&A

13:00-14:30

Lunch break

 

14:30-15:45

Looking beyond: Innovation and research
Wastewater treatment and water reuse: opportunities for improvement
(15 min x 4) - Moderator: Gabriela Faria (TRATAVE)

  • Demonstration of an innovative PLAN-DO toolbox for a safer, resource efficient and flt-for-purpose wastewater treatment – the LIFE Fitting project (Margarida Campinas & Catarina Silva, LNEC)
  • Advanced Treatment Technologies for Wastewater Resources Recovery
    (Vítor Vilar, LSRE-LCM/FEUP)
  • Treatment Technologies for Micropollutants and Pharmaceutical Residues Removal (Fátima Pedroso, AQUAPOR - SAUR GROUP)
  • Green Dune Bioremediation (Nuno Gomes, BLUEMATER)
  • Q&A

15:45-16:45

Round Table
Urban Wastewater Treatment: ready for zero pollution?
Moderator: Célia Manaia (CBQF) Cláudio Costa (TRATAVE)
Ed Topp (INRAE)
Maria João Rosa (LNEC) Cristina Antão (EQUILIBRIUM)
Fátima Pedroso (AQUAPOR - SAUR GROUP)

16:45-17:15

Closing session and Farewell Coffee

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