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TitleSelected contributions from the first WATERBIOTECH conference, from 9-11 October 2012 in Cairo, Egypt
Publication TypeMiscellaneous
Year of Publication2013
AuthorsMullegger, E, Langergraber, G, Lechner, M
Secondary TitleSustainable sanitation practice
VolumeIssue 14/2013
Pagination63 p.; ill.; fig.; tab.
Date Published2013-01-01
PublisherEcoSan Club
Place PublishedVienna, Austria
Keywordsafrica, waterbiotechnology

WATERBIOTECH („Biotechnology for Africa‘s sustainable water supply“) is a coordination and support action (Contract
No. 265972‐KBBE; duration: 1.08.2011 – 31.01.2013) funded within the Africa call of the EU 7th Framework Programme.
The action is coordinated by ttz-Bremerhaven (Germany) and has in total 17 partners from 6 European countries (Austria,
France, Germany, Italy, Spain, United Kingdom) and 8 African and Arab countries (Algeria, Burkina Faso, Egypt, Ghana,
Morocco, Senegal, Tunisia, and Saudi Arabia). More information on WATERBIOTECH can be found on the project website
The first 5 contributions in this issue have been presented at the conference and are directly related to WATERBIOTECH:
1. A general overview of the WATERBIOTECH project
2. An overview on biotechnologies for wastewater treatment in Morocco
3. An overview on current water reuse practices in Egypt
4. Results from a survey from WATERBIOTECH on wastewater treatment practices in Africa
5. Requirements for biotechnologies in Africa which are derived from the survey results
The 3 remaining papers show case studies presented at the conference:
6. A case study on aquifer recharge by treated wastewaters from Tunisia
7. A summary of the results from the PURATREAT project
8. Design considerations for constructed wetlands for hot and dry climates [authors abstract]

NotesWith references after each chapter
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