Sustainable Water treatment and Nutrient reuse options Project Workshop – SuWaNu

Those interested in water reuse is cordially invited to participate in the workshop to take place on 21 August 2015 at Koperattivi Malta, Mdina Road, Qormi



21st August 2015 – Koperattivi Malta, Mdina Road, Qormi






8:30 – 9:00

Tea and coffee



9:00 – 9:15

Welcome and SuWaNu Project overview

Mr Joe Cassar, Councillor, Koperattivi Malta


9:15 – 9:35

Joint Action Plan developed in SuWaNu Project & Neptume Project

Dr Joseph Buhagiar, Lecturer, Department of Biology, Faculty of Science Director, Argotti Botanic Gardens


9:35 – 9:55

NEW WATER – A Strategic Resource for the Maltese Islands

Mr Manuel Sapiano, Chief Technical Officer, Sustainable Energy and Water Conservation Unit


9:55 – 10:15

Research and innovation funded project in the field of wastewater treatment

Ing Marco Cremona, MCST R&I Programme Beneficiary


10:15 – 10:45

Open Discussion


10:45 – 11:00

Coffee break


11:00 – 11:20

Aquaponics: the potential of combined fish and crop production in arid areas

Dr Andre Meriac, AquaBioTech Group


11:20 – 11:40

Projects in the pipeline for water conservation

TBC, Water Services Corporation


11:40 – 12:00

The potential of treated waste water to be reused in agriculture

Mr Stephen Bartolo and Mr Damian Vella, Students at the Institute of Agribusiness

Mr Malcolm Borg, Deputy Director at the Institute of Applied Science in charge of the centre of Agriculture


12:00 – 12:30


Open discussion

12:30 – 13:30

Standing-up Lunch


13:30 – 15:00

Organised transport for field visit where water reuse is being practiced in Bulebel

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