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The next dia 18 October 2016 will take place in the Classroom of the Máster of the IUACA, a seminar on "Planning and Gestión hídrica in Texas, USES", given by Jorge Brook that has been managing responsible of the programs of desalación and reuse of the water in the state of Texas.

Collaboration of the IUACA with UNIVALI

The Universidade do Voucher do Itajai (UNIVALI) has presented the past 12 July 2016 a Line of investigation: "Direito, Desenvolvimento Urbano and Meio Environment do Program of Pós-Graduaçãor Stricto Sensu (mestrado) em Ciência Juridical". The Insituto of the Water and the Environmental Sciences will participate in the new line of investigation of the máster in juridical science on urbanismo and ordination of the territory.

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A year more, the University of Alicante reedits the agreement of collaboration with Hidraqua in the frame of the Máster in Sustainable Gestión and Technologies of the Water that realises through the Upper Polytechnical School.

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Ecological purification of residual waters in Africa and Latin America

Pedro Tomas Thin, cofundador of Water Inc, leads a project for the purification of residual waters with low cost by means of technicians of utilisation of plants for the treatment of waters no treated in small populations.

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Course on New Tendencies in Gestión of the Integral Cycle of the Water

The University Miguel Hernández, in collaboration with the University of Alicante and the Insituto of the Water and the Environmental Sciences, organise the 2º New "Course tendencies in gestión of the integral cycle of the water, that will take place the next days 5 and 6 May 2016.

The Prey of Relleu: reference of the hydraulic heritage

The prey of Relleu, built in the century VXII, went the first whose construction realised in shape of arch, being important part of the hydraulic heritage of the province of Alicante. Thus, the next dia 23 April will take place a Conference Colloquium on this infrastructure, as well as the dia 24 April there will be an excursion until the prey.

The Route dels Molins of Banyeres "Well of Cultural Interest"

The Conselleria of Education, Investigation and Sport has declared the Route of the Molins Paperers of Banyeres of Mariola as "Well of Cultural Interest with the category of Espacion Ethnological". This area that remained out of the field of the natural park of the Saw of Mariola has achieved this denomination by the favourable report issued by the IUACA, where stands out the buildings of aprovechamiento hydraulic to the bank of the rio that used in the industry miller as in the agriculture.

Helps for the realisation of TFM in the Master University of the IUACA

The General Direction of the Water of the Generalitat Valencian has conceded 5 helps so that the students that are inscribed in the Máster University in Sustainable Gestión and Technologies of the Water can realise the Work End of Máster (TFM), these are the following:

1. Degradation anaerobia of contaminantes emergent selected (Student: Carolina López Alcarría, Tutor: Daniel Prats Rico)

2. Technicians of sustainable urban drainage (Student: Héctor Fernández Rodriguez, Tutor: Arturo Trapote Jaume).

3. Processes of oxidation advanced for the elimination of contaminantes emergent (Student: Olivia González Martínez, Tutor: Daniel Prats Rico)

4. Presence of contaminantes emergent in natural waters (Student: Martha Lorena Ramírez Cavalier, Tutor: Pedro Varó Galvañ)

5. Effect of the electromagnetism on the hardness of the water (Student: David Verdú Seal, Tutor: Nuria Boluda Bottle)

Day on the gestión of Urban Solid Waste

The past 11 March took place the Seminar "economic Appearances and technicians in the gestión of the Solid Waste in the province of Alicante" chaired by the Rector of the UA, Manuel Dovecot Sanz and with the presence of the Deputy of Environment Energy and Waste, Javier Sendra, as well as the Autonomic Secretary of Environment and climatic change, Julià Alvaro Prat.

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Delivery by the Excmo. Mgfco. Mr. Rector of the Or.To., D. Manuel Dovecot Sanz, to proposal of the IUACA, of the Reward equality 2016 to the company Water Municipalizadas of Alicante, And. M. (AMAEM), by the defence and promotion of the principle of equality of opportunities between women and men in his business activity and, in particular, by his commitment in increasing the presence of women in the business direction; the adoption of new measures of corresponsabilidad; and the development of processes of new contracting that includes to victims of violence of gender. In the act took place a recital of music and letter of the singer Martirio: %u201CConference sung: the woman and the copla in our sentimental education%u201D.

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It pleases us communicate you that thanks to the contribution that the IUACA is doing to the web iAgua have reached during the month of February his historical milestone in number of pages seen, with a total of 342.742 visualisations. It fits to stand out that our Institute occupies the 6ª position between the most stood out entities, as it can observe in the following link

Presentation of the book "Waters that it joins us"

The past dia 23 February 2016 the journalist Manuel Buitrago presented in the Headquarters of the UA in the city of Alicante, the book "Waters that it joins us" that it narrates 35 years of history of the Central Union of Regantes of the Aqueduct Hack-Safe (SCRATS). Besides it had the presence for the presentation of the book dede Joaquin Melgarejo, director of the IUACA and Jose Manuel Claver, president of the SCRATS


The Marsh of Tibi, the most ancient of Europe

The Newspaper The Provinces and the Newspaper ABC have published both articles on the marsh of Tibi, the most ancient built in Europe and that dates of the 16th century. According to the Director of the Insituto of the Water, Joaquin Melgarejo,  projects for this hydraulic infrastructure the improvement of the cartografia, the accesses and the signaling.

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Presentation of the Book "The Marshes of modern period of the Province of Alicante"

The past dia 14 January 2015 took place in the Provincial Palace of the Excma. Provincial deputation of Alicante the book "The Marshes of modern period of the Province of Alicante", directed by Joaquin Melgarejo Moreno.

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