Author: Hymemb

Portugal at its best – water trends in Portuguese-speaking countries

Água & Ambiente dedicated a Special Edition to the IWW Congress held in Lisbon during September 2014. The research and development section highlighted the importance of bringing research closer to utilities and LIFE Hymemb drew attention as innovation in water treatment.

A new drinking water treatment process is about to be tested by the National Civil Engineering Laboratory (LNEC) under the Hymemb project, co-financed by LIFE programme. See the full article(READ MORE)

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LIFE Hymemb present at IWA congress

LIFE Hymemb was present at the IWA World Water Congress & Exhibition, held in 21-26 September 2014, in Lisbon, Portugal, with the poster presentation – “Tayloring Hybrid Membrane Processes for Sustainable Water Production: First Adsorption Studies”, by M. Campinas, R.M.C. Viegas, H. Lucas, R. Coelho, M.J. Rosa.

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1st Executive Board meeting of LIFE Hymemb

Last 22nd May, the Executive Board of LIFE Hymemb met in Lisbon, LNEC for the first time. Participants included members of both partners, LNEC and Águas do Algarve S.A., the European Commission External Monitor Dr. Filipa Ferrão (Astrale) and the National LIFE contact, Dr. Isabel Lico (APA – Agência Portuguesa do Ambiente). The meeting agenda included presentations of project overview, actions’ progress and clarification of administrative and financial aspects.… (READ MORE)

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LIFE Hymemb on Indústria & Ambiente special issue on “Água e Resíduos – desafios comuns”

LIFE Hymemb was present in an article by invitation published in Indústria & Ambiente special issue (vol. 84, Jan-Feb. 2014) on “Water and waste – common challenges”, dedicated to the 12nd Water Congress, 16th ENaSB and 16th SILUBESA joint event (http://www.aprh.pt/aguaeresiduos2014/). The article “Water and wastewater quality and treatment. Challenges and opportunities”, by Maria João Rosa, Elsa Mesquita and Catarina Silva, addressed the climate extreme phenomena affecting the urban water cycle, namely, water scarcity and … (READ MORE)

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LIFE Hymemb @ Ambiente Online (Nov. 2013)

Water treatment must adapt to new challenges. Resilience to climate change pressures and emerging contaminants are major drivers for water treatment innovation. Several R&D projects are being developed at LNEC, namely LIFE Hymemb. Download

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