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Dutch expertise in water technology on display at Weftec2015, Chicago, USA

Posted on 27 September 2015

dws-weftec-chicago-holland-pavilion-770pxToday Weftec will open its gates for the 2015 edition of the largest trade exhibition on wastewater treatment in North America. Part of the exhibition is a large Holland pavilion where the latest Dutch water technology will be on display.

Weftec2015 will take place from 28 till 30 September in Chicago, USA.

dws-weftec2015-wetsus-hotspotposter-urine-350pxInnovation hotspot
A special feature at the pavilion is the Holland Innovation Hotspot where six innovative Dutch technologies are highlighted. The companies and research institute that present these innovations are:
● Elemental Water Makers - constant desalination with wind-solar energy
● Hydrowashr - ultra efficient hand washing and drying
● Brightwork - recovery of cellulose from wastewater
● BlueLegMonitor - real-time monitoring of algae bloom
● Wetsus - recovery of nutrients and energy from urine
● Berghof Membrane Technology - anaerobic membrane bioreactor for dairy industry

Some16 Dutch companies and knowledge institutes participate in the Holland Pavilion and 5 five Dutch companies have their own booth, including Nijhuis, X-flow-Pentair and PWN Technologies.

Lecture on aerobic granular sludge
Professor Mark van Loosdrecht of Delft University of Technology, the Netherlands, has been chosen as this year's lecturer by the Association of Environmental Engineering and Science Professors and the Water Environment Federation.

This prestigious lecture is awarded to a prominent researcher who has served the profession and Water Environment Federation (WEF) with distinction. Professor van Loosdrecht will talk about aerobic granular sludge.

Warm welcome at network reception
As part of the conference, the Netherlands Consulate General in Chicago, the Netherlands Office for Science & Technology, the Netherlands Water Partnership, the Water Alliance, and Envaqua invite you to a networking reception on Tuesday, Sept. 29.

Everybody is very welcome at this reception to meet all representives of the Dutch water sector at Weftec.

About Weftec
Weftec is an annual conference and trade exhibition on water quality organised by the Water Environment Federation. It provides the 22,0000 attendees with hundreds of educational and networking events from technical sessions and workshops to committee meetings and celebratory receptions. Some 1,000 exhibiting companies fill the show floor with the latest equipment for wastewater treatment.

This news item was originally published on the website of the Netherlands Consulate General in Chicago, USA and Water Alliance.


More information

Holland Water Pavilion at Weftec
www.dutchwatersector.com/weftec

Weftec 2015
www.weftec.org

 

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