The UFTEC project team attended the IWA World Water Congress held in Lisbon from the 21st to 2nd of September 2014. The UFTEC project participated in the technical sessions with two poster presentations:
- Submerged ultrafiltration as direct pre-treatment for challenging water: microbiological monitoring
- Impact of direct ultrafiltration (UF) pre-treatment of challenging surface water on subsequent reverse osmosis (RO) membranes
About 5,000 researchers, academics and specialists of the water sector around the world attended this congress in order to discuss and provide solutions to the water issues affecting the world nowadays. The Congress send an encouraging message: that universal access to water can be achieved. The Congress was a good opportunity to exchange knowledge and identify projects related to the UFTEC objectives.