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12th IWA International Conference on Water Reclamation and Reuse,16-20 of June – Berlin, Germany










Water stress, either caused by droughts, competing water uses or hydrological conditions is an important driver for an efficient water management by all water users. This applies to many regions across the world. Water reclamation and reuse – “Overcoming Water Stress by Water Reclamation and Reuse” – is the key strategy to cope with these problems. The 12th IWA International Conference on Water Reclamation and Reuse brings together experts from research and development, solution providers and application.

The thematic framework of the event will address the full range of topics related to water reclamation and reuse.

Conference Topics

  • Agricultural reuse
  • Industrial reuse
  • Urban reuse including landscape irrigation (non potable)
  • Groundwater recharge
  • Small-scale/decentralized systems
  • Potable reuse (surface water augmentation and groundwater recharge)
  • Direct potable reuse
  • Integrated reuse systems (industrial, urban, rural)
  • Reuse in developing countries
  • Operation, maintenance and service arrangements
  • Monitoring and compliance
  • Market acceptance of reuse solutions
  • Public perception, engagement, and acceptance
  • Risk management
  • Regulation and governance
  • Social and economic perspectives
  • Partnerships for reuse scheme development/ Industrial symbiosis
  • Case studies: from 0% up to 100% reuse
  • Extending the limits of traditional treatments
  • Developing risk assessment models: microbial and chemical components
  • Innovative treatment technologies and applications
  • New reuse concepts
  • Water, food, and energy nexus in reuse
  • Energy/ Nutrient recovery
  • Concentrate and residual management
  • Overcoming institutional and legal barriers
  • Integrating reuse in existing systems
  • Recent experiences in developing EU regulations


Abstracts can be submitted until 31 October 2018 for the conference topics given above. Please
submit proposed contributions (oral or poster) related to a conference topic in form of a two
pages abstract (max. 1 MB, max 4.500 characters). The congress language is English.
Please enter a summary description (max. 400 characters) in the free text field.

Check the conference website here to get all the latest information.

Get more information about the call for abstracts, by clicking here