Special Issue "Innovative Water Management and Reuse"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (31 March 2019).
Dr. Alfredo González-Pérez
1 Membrane Biophysics Group, Niels Bohr Institute, Blegdamsvej 17, Copenhagen 2100, Denmark
2 Department of Materials Science and Applied Mathematics, Faculty of Technology and Society, Malmö University, Nordenskiöldsgatan 1, Malmö, Sweden
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Interests: advanced materials; soft matter; biophysics; membranes, water quality; environmental remediation; emerging pollutants; monitoring sensors; advanced disinfection techniques; water security and IoT
Hydrologically, water on Earth is always recycled and, in many cases, water is reused due to the flow in the watershed. Planned reuse of water to increase the available water resources of a city or a region may be more controversial, even if the uses are beneficial and the water stress of the region decreases. Mature treatment methods, such as membrane technology and advanced oxidation, are available to ensure water quality. Established online monitoring methods to assess microbial and chemical water quality have proven their efficiency. Still, public confidence in water reuse is lacking. This Special Issue of Water will focus on how water reuse in society can be fortified without jeopardizing the safety and security of the water supply, including non-potable and potable uses.
Using wastewater as a resource and its potential resue at different levels in agriculture, urban mining, or drinking water; the impact of the coming IoT in our wastewater utilities, that in some years will be ubiquitous in our smart cities; the security issues associated with the public acceptance of water from unconvencional resources; and the development of future wastewater and water reuse policies, are just a few of the possible topics to the discussed and developed.
We welcome advanced and innovative wastewater management articles, as well as water reuse papers in the areas of health, social, policy and environmental issues, performance and quality control.
Prof. Kenneth M. Persson
Dr. Alfredo Gonzalez-Perez
Manuscript Submission Information
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- Water reuse
- Water quality
- Wastewater policy
- Water planning
- Water security