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Lines of investigation

In the Institute of the Water and the Environmental Sciences is developping nowadays the following lines of research.

  • Study of the treatment and reuse of residual waters in the Valencian Community and the Region of Murcia.
  • Membrane bioreactors for the treatment of wastewaters.
  • Elimination of natural organic matter by means of advanced treatments with membranes for the reduction of the formation of desinfection by-products in drinking-waters.
  • Elimination of nutrients of brines by means of the crop of microalgas. Valorisation of brines.
  • Study of the effect of the extracelulars polymeric substances in membrane bioreactors.
  • Reduction of odors by means of filtration with mulches.

University Institute of the Water and the Environmental Sciences


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