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DevelopMent AnD application of integrated technological and management solutions FOR wasteWATER treatment and efficient reuse in agriculture tailored to the needs of Mediterranean African Countries


Stakeholder Consultation Workshops

Comprehensive report on the SCWs (T7.3)

Water vulnerability assessment framework

For each selected basin, a report on water management practices and water vulnerabilities, and a water vulnerability assessment framework based on the current situation. The report will include a general description of the water vulnerability assessment tool (T1.4)

First update of the dissemination and communication plan

Intermediate plan on the dissemination and communication activities (T7.2)

Water stress and water vulnerability indicators and maps

A set of freely available country-wide GIS maps aimed at describing water stress, water vulnerability, food security risks, water reuse potential: one map for each target country and for each indicator referred to the onset of the project, and one referred to a 20-year projection. The report will include the identification of business opportunities for the European water industry related to the identified water vulnerabilities (T1.2)

Standard operating procedures and health / safety procedures relative to the wastewater treatment and irrigation technologies

"Standard operating procedures relative to the wastewater treatment and irrigation technologies, aimed at homogenizing the performance data, the optimized operational parameters and the output provided for the LCA and CBA (T2.1). For the technologies dealing with raw wastewater, the procedures will include (i) the adopted health and safety procedures in the respect of local, national and EU legislation, and (ii) the evaluation of the technologies’ environmental impact and the measures taken to minimize it. This deliverable responds to Ethic Requirement 2 ""The applicant must ensure that appropriate health and safety procedures conforming to relevant local/national guidelines/legislation are followed for staff involved in this project"" and Ethic Requirement 3 “The applicant must provide further information about the possible harm to the environment caused by the research and state the measures that will be taken to mitigate the risks”."

Report on needs and priorities in the field of international cooperation agreements on water management in the target MACs

Identification of the needs and drivers for setting the priorities for agenda at the basis of international cooperation agreements in the field of water management in Egypt, Tunisia and Morocco (T1.1)

Effects of water stress on food security and socio-economic development

A report on the water stress effects on food security and socio-economic development for each target country, and two country-level food security risk maps (baseline situation and 20-year projection) (T1.3)

Final report on the dissemination activities and materials

Visual identity, promotion materials, online engagement with stakeholders, media activity, technical dissemination: final report. The deliverable will include the analysis of the dissemination activities as well as the actual dissemination materials (T7.5)

Final report on the water & crop allocation model

Final report on the development of the Water & crop optimization model, based on the current irrigation technologies (T3.3)

First report on the dissemination activities and materials

Visual identity, promotion materials, online engagement with stakeholders, media activity, technical dissemination: first report. The deliverable will include the analysis of the dissemination activities as well as the actual dissemination materials (T7.5)

Review of the use of economic instruments in water management in Egypt, Morocco and Tunisia

Review and assessment of the current status of IWRM and identified gaps in the target countries (T5.1).

Guidelines for the adaptation of the project outcomes beyond the project boundaries

Guidelines aimed at enabling the adaptation and implementation of the MADFORWATER tools, technologies and strategies for the evaluation and reduction of water vulnerability in other basins of the target MACs and in other MENA countries, including the training packages for the adaptation of the DSTs (T6.3)

WW management strategies and water & land management strategies in agriculture

Development of strategies, tailored for the 3 selected basins, for WW management and for water & land management in agriculture, including the related economic instruments (T5.2, 5.3)

Second update of the dissemination and communication plan

Final plan on the dissemination and communication activities (T7.2)

Dissemination and communication plan

Initial plan on the dissemination and communication activities (T7.2)

Integrated water & land management strategies and policy recommendations

Report on the development and assessment of integrated water & land management strategies for the 3 target basins, and policy brief with recommendations for action to address barriers and promote the implementation of the proposed technologies and strategies in the target countries (T6.1, T6.2)

DSTs for WW treatment management and for water & land management in agriculture

Development of two freely available DSTs relative to (i) the integration of WW treatment technologies, and (ii) water & land management in agriculture, including two tutorials for the adaptation of the DSTs to other MENA basins (T5.2, 5.3)

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Application of UV absorbance and fluorescence indicators to assess the formation of biodegradable dissolved organic carbon and bromate during ozonation

Author(s): Wen-Tao Li, Meng-Jie Cao, Tessora Young, Barbara Ruffino, Michael Dodd, Ai-Min Li, Gregory Korshin
Published in: Water Research, Issue 111, 2017, Page(s) 154-162, ISSN 0043-1354
DOI: 10.1016/j.watres.2017.01.009

Batch and Continuous Flow Adsorption of Phenolic Compounds from Olive Mill Wastewater: A Comparison between Nonionic and Ion Exchange Resins

Author(s): Davide Pinelli, Aurora Esther Molina Bacca, Ankita Kaushik, Subhankar Basu, Massimo Nocentini, Lorenzo Bertin, Dario Frascari
Published in: International Journal of Chemical Engineering, Issue 2016, 2016, Page(s) 1-13, ISSN 1687-806X
DOI: 10.1155/2016/9349627

High-efficient removal of phthalate esters from aqueous solution with an easily regenerative magnetic resin: Hydrolytic degradation and simultaneous adsorption

Author(s): Qimeng Li, Cheng Wang, Ming Hua, Chendong Shuang, Aimin Li, Canzhu Gao
Published in: Journal of Cleaner Production, Issue 175, 2018, Page(s) 376-383, ISSN 0959-6526
DOI: 10.1016/j.jclepro.2017.11.121

A novel thermally stable heteropolysaccharide-based bioflocculant from hydrocarbonoclastic strain Kocuria rosea BU22S and its application in dye removal

Author(s): Habib Chouchane, Mouna Mahjoubi, Besma Ettoumi, Mohamed Neifar, Ameur Cherif
Published in: Environmental Technology, Issue 39/7, 2017, Page(s) 859-872, ISSN 0959-3330
DOI: 10.1080/09593330.2017.1313886

Preparation of Permanent Magnetic Resin Crosslinking by Diallyl Itaconate and Its Adsorptive and Anti-fouling Behaviors for Humic Acid Removal

Author(s): Qimeng Li, Ji Wu, Ming Hua, Guang Zhang, Wentao Li, Chendong Shuang, Aimin Li
Published in: Scientific Reports, Issue 7/1, 2017, ISSN 2045-2322
DOI: 10.1038/s41598-017-17360-8

Pseudomonas rhizophila S211, a New Plant Growth-Promoting Rhizobacterium with Potential in Pesticide-Bioremediation

Author(s): Wafa Hassen, Mohamed Neifar, Hanene Cherif, Afef Najjari, Habib Chouchane, Rim C. Driouich, Asma Salah, Fatma Naili, Amor Mosbah, Yasmine Souissi, Noura Raddadi, Hadda I. Ouzari, Fabio Fava, Ameur Cherif
Published in: Frontiers in Microbiology, Issue 9, 2018, ISSN 1664-302X
DOI: 10.3389/fmicb.2018.00034

Integrated technological and management solutions for wastewater treatment and efficient agricultural reuse in Egypt, Morocco, and Tunisia

Author(s): Dario Frascari, Giulio Zanaroli, Mohamed Abdel Motaleb, Giorgio Annen, Khaoula Belguith, Sara Borin, Redouane Choukr-Allah, Catherine Gibert, Atef Jaouani, Nicolas Kalogerakis, Fawzi Karajeh, Philippe A Ker Rault, Roula Khadra, Stathis Kyriacou, Wen-Tao Li, Bruno Molle, Marijn Mulder, Emmanuel Oertlé, Consuelo Varela Ortega
Published in: Integrated Environmental Assessment and Management, Issue 14/4, 2018, Page(s) 447-462, ISSN 1551-3777
DOI: 10.1002/ieam.4045

The reuse of reclaimed water for irrigation around the Mediterranean Rim: a step towards a more virtuous cycle?

Author(s): Nassim Ait-Mouheb, Akiça Bahri, Bechir Ben Thayer, Boumediene Benyahia, Guilhem Bourrié, Brahim Cherki, Nicolas Condom, Rémi Declercq, Adem Gunes, Marc Héran, Nurgul Kitir, Bruno Molle, Dominique Patureau, Alfieri Pollice, Alain Rapaport, Pierre Renault, Khalifa Riahi, Bruno Romagny, Tewfik Sari, Carole Sinfort, Jean-Philippe Steyer, Samer Talozi, Bulent Topcuoglu, Metin Turan, Nathalie Wéry,
Published in: Regional Environmental Change, Issue 18/3, 2018, Page(s) 693-705, ISSN 1436-3798
DOI: 10.1007/s10113-018-1292-z

Valorisation of olive mill wastewater by phenolic compounds adsorption: Development and application of a procedure for adsorbent selection

Author(s): Dario Frascari, Giorgia Rubertelli, Fatma Arous, Alessandro Ragini, Letizia Bresciani, Antonio Arzu, Davide Pinelli
Published in: Chemical Engineering Journal, Issue 360, 2019, Page(s) 124-138, ISSN 1385-8947
DOI: 10.1016/j.cej.2018.11.188

Soil parameters drive the diversity of Citrus sinensis rhizosphere microbiota which exhibits a potential in plant drought stress alleviation

Author(s): Marwa Cherni, Raoudha Ferjani, Francesca Mapelli, Abdellatif Boudabous, Sara Borin, Hadda-Imene Ouzari
Published in: Applied Soil Ecology, Issue 135, 2019, Page(s) 182-193, ISSN 0929-1393
DOI: 10.1016/j.apsoil.2018.12.006

Applying UV absorbance and fluorescence indices to estimate inactivation of bacteria and formation of bromate during ozonation of water and wastewater effluent

Author(s): Ji Wu, Shi Cheng, Min-Hui Cai, Ya-Ping Wu, Yan Li, Ji-Chun Wu, Ai-Min Li, Wen-Tao Li
Published in: Water Research, Issue 145, 2018, Page(s) 354-364, ISSN 0043-1354
DOI: 10.1016/j.watres.2018.08.030

Bacterial endophytes of mangrove propagules elicit early establishment of the natural host and promote growth of cereal crops under salt stress

Author(s): Riccardo Soldan, Francesca Mapelli, Elena Crotti, Sylvia Schnell, Daniele Daffonchio, Ramona Marasco, Marco Fusi, Sara Borin, Massimiliano Cardinale
Published in: Microbiological Research, Issue 223-225, 2019, Page(s) 33-43, ISSN 0944-5013
DOI: 10.1016/j.micres.2019.03.008

Poseidon—Decision Support Tool for Water Reuse

Author(s): Emmanuel Oertlé, Christoph Hugi, Thomas Wintgens, Christos Karavitis
Published in: Water, Issue 11/1, 2019, Page(s) 153, ISSN 2073-4441
DOI: 10.3390/w11010153

Continuous flow adsorption of phenolic compounds from olive mill wastewater with resin XAD16N: life cycle assessment, cost–benefit analysis and process optimization

Author(s): Dario Frascari, Aurora Esther Molina Bacca, Tjerk Wardenaar, Emmanuel Oertlé, Davide Pinelli
Published in: Journal of Chemical Technology & Biotechnology, Issue 94/6, 2019, Page(s) 1968-1981, ISSN 0268-2575
DOI: 10.1002/jctb.5980

Treatment of olive mill wastewater through employing sequencing batch reactor: performance and microbial diversity assessment

Author(s): Fatma Arous, Chadlia Hamdi, Souhir Kmiha, Nadia Khammassi, Amani Ayari, Mohamed Neifar, Tahar Mechichi, Atef Jaouani
Published in: 3 Biotech, Issue 8/11, 2018, ISSN 2190-572X
DOI: 10.1007/s13205-018-1486-6

Evaluation of a constructed wetland for wastewater treatment: Addressing emerging organic contaminants and antibiotic resistant bacteria

Author(s): Stavros Christofilopoulos, Andreas Kaliakatsos, Konstantina Triantafyllou, Iosifina Gounaki, Danae Venieri, Nicolas Kalogerakis
Published in: New Biotechnology, Issue 52, 2019, Page(s) 94-103, ISSN 1871-6784
DOI: 10.1016/j.nbt.2019.05.006

Developing surrogate indicators for predicting suppression of halophenols formation potential and abatement of estrogenic activity during ozonation of water and wastewater

Author(s): Yu Huang, Shi Cheng, Ya-Ping Wu, Ji Wu, Yan Li, Zong-Li Huo, Ji-Chun Wu, Xian-Chuan Xie, Gregory V. Korshin, Ai-Min Li, Wen-Tao Li
Published in: Water Research, Issue 161, 2019, Page(s) 152-160, ISSN 0043-1354
DOI: 10.1016/j.watres.2019.05.092

Groundwater Resources Scarcity in Souss-Massa Region and Alternative Solutions for Sustainable Agricultural Development

Author(s): I. Mansir, L. Bouchaou, R. Choukr-allah, B. Chebli, M. El Otmani
Published in: Groundwater and Global Change in the Western Mediterranean Area, 2018, Page(s) 189-197
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-69356-9_22

Microbial Bioremediation of Petroleum Hydrocarbon– Contaminated Marine Environments

Author(s): Mouna Mahjoubi, Simone Cappello, Yasmine Souissi, Atef Jaouani, Ameur Cherif
Published in: Recent Insights in Petroleum Science and Engineering, 2018
DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.72207

Exploitation of Rhizosphere Microbiome Services

Author(s): Valentina Riva, Elisa Terzaghi, Lorenzo Vergani, Francesca Mapelli, Elisabetta Zanardini, Cristiana Morosini, Giuseppe Raspa, Antonio Di Guardo, Sara Borin
Published in: Methods in Rhizosphere Biology Research, 2019, Page(s) 105-132
DOI: 10.1007/978-981-13-5767-1_7

Valorisation of olive mill wastewater by phenolic compounds adsorption: development and application of a procedure for adsorbent selection

Author(s): Frascari, Dario; Rubertelli, Giorgia; Arous, Fatma; Ragini, Alessandro; Bresciani, Letizia; Arzu, Antonio; Pinelli, Davide
Published in: [Preprint], 2018
DOI: 10.6092/unibo/amsacta/6044

Application of UV and Fluorescence Indices for Assessing the Performance of Ozonation Process: Towards SmartWater Treatment

Author(s): Li, Wen-Tao; Abbt-Braun, Gudrun; Dodd, Michael; Korshin, Gregory; Li, Ai-Min
Published in: Geophysical Research Abstracts, Issue Vol. 19, EGU2017-2607-2, 2017, 2017
DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.570961

Wastewater treatment and reuse for irrigation as alternative resource for water safeguarding in Souss-Massa region, Morocco

Author(s): M. Malki, L. Bouchaou, I. Mansir, H. Benlouali, A. Nghira and R. Choukr-Allah
Published in: European Water, Issue "59. Special Issue: ""10th Word Congress on Water Resources and Environment"" (EWRA2017 - Issue III)", 2017, Page(s) 365 - 371

Climate change and water valuation in Souss-Massa region: Management and adaptive measures

Author(s): L. Bouchaou, R. Choukr-Allah, A. Hirich, M. S. Ennasr, M. Malki, H. Abahous, B. Bouaakaz and A. Nghira
Published in: European Water, Issue "60. Special Issue: ""10th Word Congress on Water Resources and Environment"" (EWRA2017 - Issue IV)", 2017, Page(s) 203 - 209