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11/12/2018
LIFE EMPORE REALIZA ENCUESTAS SOBRE CONTAMINANTES EMERGENTES EN LAS JORNADAS TÉCNICAS DE ESAMUR

El proyecto  LIFE-EMPORE ENV/ES/000598 “Desarrollo de una metodología eficiente y sostenible para la eliminación de contaminantes emergentes de EDAR’s” tiene como objetivo conseguir un método rentable y replicable que sea capaz de eliminar los Contaminantes Emergentes de las Estaciones Depuradoras de Aguas Residuales Europeas (EDAR).     

Durante las XIV Jornadas Técnicas ESAMUR sobre Saneamiento y Depuración celebradas los días 21 y 22 de noviembre en Lorca (Murcia), los miembros del IUACA  María de los Ángeles Bernal, Lyvia Mendes, Antonio  Jódar y Pablo Aznar realizaron una encuesta sobre contaminantes emergentes, enmarcada en las acciones C2 (monitorización del impacto socio-económico) del proyecto.

Este evento contó con una gran participación de profesionales del sector del agua de toda España. En la encuesta, se trataron diversos aspectos centrados en los contaminantes emergentes tales como normativa, técnicas de análisis, tecnologías de eliminación, impacto socio-económico y precios del agua. 

Los miembros del proyecto LIFE-EMPORE agradecen la predisposición de ESAMUR para desarrollar la encuesta y la colaboración de los encuestados.
10/07/2018
SPECIAL ISSUE ON URBAN WATER CHALLENGES

Invitation to submit an original research article, opinion paper or review article for a special issue of AIMS Environmental Science on Urban Water Challenges: Risks, Management and Sustainability. The submission due date is January 30, 2019.

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18/11/2018
PRESENTATION OF THE PROVINCIAL WATER PACT IN BENISSA

Next December 10, the University Headquarters of La Marina hosts the presentation of the Provincial Water Pact, an agreement signed on April 18, 2018, in the Provincial Council of Alicante by the groups of the PP, PSOE and Compromís institutions, as well as the non-attached deputy, communities of irrigators, water supply sector, Chamber of Commerce and universities. This agreement seeks to respond to the main water challenges in the province of Alicante as a benchmark.

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11/09/2018
PhD seminars 2018 UNIVALI
Doctoral seminars will take place in the IUACA posgraduate clasroom and in the conferences room (October 29th).
30/05/2018
RIVER BASIN MANAGEMENT 2019 CONFERENCE

Wessex Institute and University of Alicante organise River Basin Management 2019 (8-10 May) in Alicante. WIT Press has made all its conference and journal papers open access. Papers presented at Wessex Institute conferences are referenced by CrossRef and have appeared in notable reviews and databases. Papers are submitted to various indexing services such as Web of Science, Google Scholar and Scopus.

Call for papers

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30/05/2018
WATER RESOURCES MANAGEMENT 2019 CONFERENCE

Wessex Institute and University of Alicante organise Water Resources Management 2019 (7-9 May) in Alicante. WIT Press has made all its conference and journal papers open access. Papers presented at Wessex Institute conferences are referenced by CrossRef and have appeared in notable reviews and databases. Papers are submitted to various indexing services such as Web of Science, Google Scholar and Scopus.

Call for papers

Más información

29/11/2018
INTERVIEW ON THE TAJO-SEGURA TRANSFER

Audio at Radio Orihuela Cadena Ser with the interview to the deputy Paco Saéz and the IUACA management team (from minute 6), dealing with the Tajo-Segura interbasin transfer: LINK

27/11/2018
Presentación del proyecto LIFE EMPORE en el Congreso de AEDYR

Los primeros resultados del proyecto  EMPORE LIFE15 ENV/ES/000598  fueron presentados por María de los Ángeles Bernal, miembro del IUACA, en el XII Congreso Internacional de la Asociación Española de Desalación y Reutilización (AEDyR) celebrado el pasado 23 de Octubre de 2018 en Toledo.

La ponencia se tituló "PRIMEROS RESULTADOS DEL PROYECTO EMPORE-LIFE15 DESARROLLO DE UNA METODOLOGÍA EFICIENTE Y SOSTENIBLE PARA LA ELIMINACIÓN DE CONTAMINANTES EMERGENTES DE EDAR’S”. El proyecto tiene como objetivo conseguir un método rentable y replicable que sea capaz de eliminar los Contaminantes Emergentes de las Estaciones Depuradoras de Aguas Residuales Europeas (EDAR).

En la presentación, se detallaron: las tecnologías con las que cuenta la planta piloto; los resultados de la campaña inicial de monitorización de los contaminantes emergentes; los indicadores de impacto ambiental y socio-económicos empleados; y los primeros resultados obtenidos en la fase de demostración. 

Cabe destacar que los primeros resultados en la fase de demostración (acción B4) muestran una mejora notable en la calidad de los efluentes tratados en la EDAR de Benidorm.

18/11/2018
II WORKSHOP ON ENERGY SELF-CONSUMPTION

Next November 29 (9:30 h) will take place the second workshop on Energy Self-consumption, in the Hall of Degrees (Salón de Grados) of the Faculty of Economic and Business Sciences of the UA. To attend, you need a free registration, sending an email with the subject "Jornada autoconsumo" to iuaca@ua.es, indicating your name and surname.

Link to the programme

Link to the presentations

20/11/2018
RECOGNITION TO THE DIRECTOR AND TO THE WORK OF MARCOS GARCÍA BY THE AQUAE CHAIR

The AQUAE Chair has recognized Joaquín Melgarejo as the director of the End of Master's Work 'The environmental impact of wastewater treatment. Analysis of the internalization of environmental costs in Alicante and Comunidad Valenciana ', prepared by Marcos García (University of Alicante), who has been awarded the second prize of Master's Work in Water Economics.

Link to recognition

Link to the news: AQUAE, Información and Tecnoagua

12/11/2018
CES-CV AWARD FOR DOCTORAL THESES TO DOMINGO ZARZO

The selection board of the CES-CV Awards for Doctoral Theses, at its meeting on October 4, 2018, decided to award a prize to the thesis of D. Domingo Zarzo Martínez for his work Problems and solutions for the management and treatment of the brines from desalination plants, which was defended at IUACA in 2017.

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30/10/2018
CHAIR IN WATER WORKSHOP: INNOVATION IN URBAN WATER CYCLE

Next monday, November the 5th, at 9:30 h, in aula de posgrado of IUACA. With speakers such as: Miguel Ángel Pardo (UA), Jorge Ballesta (Dinapsis) and David Santacreu (AMAEM).

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31/10/2018
CHAIR OF WATER

The Diputación and the University of Alicante create the chair of water, an initiative that seeks to promote research and training in this area, as well as promoting sustainable water management.

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15/10/2018
INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON SHARED ECONOMY

It will take place in October, 25 and 26, from  9.00 a.m. to 14.00 p.m., in Germán Bernácer Building at University of Alicante. The aim is to deal with new business models related to mobility and tourist accommodation, through a practical approach by specialised professionals. The main theme will be the legal, fiscal and labor requirements of the new transport and tourist accommodation platforms, as well as their main impacts and future proposals.

Free registration

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25/09/2018
COURSE ON WATER FOOTPRINT AND CERTIFICATION

The course is designed to know the concepts of water footprint, as a seal of corporate environmental quality, as well as its calculation methodologies and its importance in the world of certification. It will take place on October 29 at the IUACA.

A 40% discount will be applied to students who have links with the University of Alicante. The code to apply the discount is: UA-IUACA-AQUAFIDES *

 UA-IUACA-AQUAFIDES*

Link to the course information

* To finally apply the discount of 40% on the amount of the course, it will be necessary to prove a link with the University of Alicante.

22/09/2018
XII INTERNATIONAL SEMINAR ON GOVERNANCE AND SUSTAINABILITY

The next international seminar on governance and sustainability will take place at the "Sede Universitaria Ciudad de Alicante" University of Alicante (university building located in the old town of Alicante), on 25 (room called "Sala Rafael Altamira") and 26 October (room called "Sala Miguel Hernández").

Link to the programme

04/09/2018
13th INTERNACIONAL CONFERENCE IN MANAGEMENT AND SUSTAINABILITY

The IUACA collaborate in the 13th International Conference in Management and Sustainability that will take plae in October in the UNIVALI University, Campus de Itajaí (Brasil), taking part the director of IUACA, Joaquín Melgarejo whose topic will be "Circular Economie and Environment Rights"

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04/10/2018
SEMINARIO SOBRE TERRITORIOS RURALES INTELIGENTES
Seminar where the implications of the Smart model in the rural area and its impact on economic activities and public services will be analysed from the strategic lines established by the State Administration. October 19, in "Salon de Grados Rector Ramón Martín Mateo" of Law School.

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28/09/2018
III INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM OF THE AGRICULTURAL SECTOR OF LA VEGA BAJA

Registration is open for the III International Symposium of the Agroalimentary Sector of Vega Baja, which will take place on November 22 and 23 at the Auditorium of La Lonja in Orihuela.

Link to the SYA 2018

05/10/2018
CONFERENCE ON SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH IN CUBA

It will take place on Monday, October 8 from 12:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., by Gustavo Cobreiro Suárez, Rector of the University of Havana, in the IUACA graduate classroom.

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02/10/2018
COMISIÓN PROVINCIAL DEL AGUA

IUACA at the meeting of the Provincial Water Commission, in which the analysis of the water situation in our province will be discussed, among other topics.

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Enlace a la noticia: interconectar las desaladoras sumaría 200 hm3 al trasvase, pero a un precio 8 veces mayor

01/10/2018
VIII CONFERENCES ON EARTH SCIENCE

Dealing with groundwater resources. It will take place in Ramón Martín Mateo Grade Room of the Faculty of Law on October 3 and 4 from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Link to the programme

28/09/2018
STRATEGIC SPECIALISED INNOVATION COMMITTEE IN CIRCULAR ECONOMY

The Strategic Specialised Innovation Committee (CEIE) in Circular Economy has held the last of the preparatory meetings prior to the preparation of the conclusions document. This work team, coordinated by the director of Aidime, Mariano Pérez, and in which Joaquín Melgarejo participates, will specify the development of the innovations that will be proposed to the companies of the Valencian Community.

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Link to the new at iambiente

18/09/2018
WORKSHOP: WATER AS A BASE OF THE CIRCULAR ECONOMY

The workshop will take place in Dinapsis (Benidorm) on Monday 24 September from 10:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Registration: dinapsis@suez.com

Link to the program

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21/08/2018
WIT TRANSACTIONS ON URBAN GROWTH AND THE CIRCULAR ECONOMY

Presented at the 1st International Conference on Urban Growth and the Circular Economy that was held in Alicante, Spain the papers included in this book focus on the continuing and rapid growth of cities and their regions of influence and how that has led to the need to find new solutions which allow for promoting their sustainable development.

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Enlace de descarga del libro de actas

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26/08/2018
NEW PAPER: MANCOMUNIDAD DE LOS CANALES DEL TAIBILLA AS AN EXAMPLE OF GOOD WATER GOVERNANCE

The final version of your article Water distribution management in South-East Spain: A guaranteed system in a context of scarce resources is now available online. This study analyses the MCT management model, based on the good governance of water.

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03/08/2018
EL IUACA FORMA PARTE DEL COMITÉ ESTRATÉGICO ESPECIALIZADO EN ECONOMÍA CIRCULAR DE LA AGÈNCIA VALENCIANA DE LA INNOVACIÓ

En la reunión de dicho comité, Joaquín Melgarejo ha insistido en la importancia de mejorar los procesos de recuperación de materiales y componentes, especialmente para la utilización de aguas regeneradas, aunque se trata de una necesidad extensible a cualquier otro sector.

Enlace a la noticia en GVA

Enlace a la noticia en Retema

31/07/2018
LA REUTILIZACIÓN DEL AGUA EN EL MARCO DE LA ECONOMÍA CIRCULAR

Publicada la noticia de Joaquín Melgarejo referida al número 19 de iAgua Magazine: "en el sector del agua, el concepto de economía circular se concreta en asemejar el ciclo técnico de su utilización a su ciclo hidrológico natural"

Enlace a la noticia completa en iAgua

14/06/2018
PROYECTO LIFE-EMPORE

El proyecto LIFE-EMPORE pretende demostrar una tecnología innovadora, eficiente y altamente reproducible para la eliminación de contaminantes emergentes de las aguas residuales Europeas. Para ello, se ha diseñado y construido una planta piloto, integrada en la línea de agua de la Estación Depuradora de aguas Residuales (EDAR) de Benidorm.

Acceso a la noticia en aguasresiduales.info.

Acceso a la noticia en iagua.es.

Tríptico del proyecto en castellano.   Tríptico del proyecto en inglés.

28/06/2018
JORNADA DE INVESTIGACIÓN REALIDAD URBANA

El próximo 29 de junio a las 10:00 h se celebra en el aula EP/S-03D de la Escuela Politécnica Superior IV la Jornada de Investigación Realidad Urbana.

Programación de la jornada

14/06/2018
MCT PREMIADA EN LA GALA IMPULSO 2018

Ayer, 13 de junio de 2018 se premió a la Mancomunidad de los Canales del Taibilla durante la gala de los Premios Impulso 2018 como empresa más colaboradora en I+D con la UA por medio de los grupos de Investigación del Departamento de Ciencias del Mar y Biología Aplicada y el Instituto del Agua y Ciencias Ambientales. El reconocimiento ha sido recogido por su presidente Adolfo Gallardo.

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08/06/2018
TOMA DE POSESIÓN DE JOAQUÍN MELGAREJO COMO DIRECTOR DEL IUACA

Galería de imágenes del acto de toma de posesión de Joaquín Melgarejo como director del IUACA.

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