Deep Purple at the 17th IWA Leading Edge Conference on Water and Wastewater Technologies

Patricia Zamora Bonachela from FCC Aqualia presented “a novel photo-biorefinery concept based on Purple Phototrophic Bacteria for Mixed Urban Bio-waste Treatment” at the IWA Leading Edge Conference on water and wastewater technologies in Reno (USA).
The conference took place from 27th of March until 2nd of April 2022 and is known as the cutting-edge water technology event for sharing the latest insights into how pioneering science, technological innovation and leading practices will shape the major transformation in water management that is underway. The conference covers the most breakthrough findings in water science and technology through the whole water cycle. Technical sessions were divided into:

Adapting Water Supply Systems for Climate Resilience
Alternative Technologies for Indirect and Direct water Potable Reuse
Emerging Technologies for Digital Water
Pre-treatment Techniques for Desalination

Emerging Technologies that Enable High Effluent Quality and Resource Recovery
Emerging Contaminants: Microplastics, Pharmaceuticals, Personal Care Products (PPP) and Antibiotic Resistance
Wastewater Based Epidemiology
Treatment of Complex and High Strength Wastewaters