IWRA Proceedings

< Return to abstract list

Special Session: Innovative technologies for alternative water resources

IWRA 2021 World Water Congress in Daegu, Korea (29 November - 3 December 2021)
C. Smart Water
Author(s): Host : Kyungpook National University

Host : Kyungpook National University *


  • Vincenzo Naddeo(University of Salerno, Italy)
  • Irini Angelidaki(Technical University of Denmark, Denmark)
  • Damià Barceló(Catalan Institute for Water Research, Spain)
  • Di Wu(Ghent University Global Campus, Belgium)
  • Kwang-Ho Choo(Kyungpook National University, Korea, Republic of)



1) Short Description

Water shortage and contamination require alternative water resources, for which innovative water technologies play a central role, such as membrane technology and advanced oxidation.

2) Objectives

The objectives of the proposed special session are to present and share recent research achievements on innovative water technologies for alternative water resources related to water reuse and desalination with international water professionals.

3) Justifications

The proposed session will cover the needs of water professionals who are interested in advanced water and wastewater technologies that can be utilized for alternative water resources.

4) Projected outcomes

  • To understand the demand of alternative water resources across the globe;
  • To provide recent information on advanced water/wastewater treatment technologies;
  • To find smart solutions for urgent water contamination and disaster

5) Alignment with Congress

This special session focuses more on innovative water/wastewater treatment technologies to produce high
quality of alternative water, which would be fit to the theme of “Adopting smart technologies, policies
and processes” in the Congress.


Oral presentations

IWRA Proceedings office@iwra.org - https://www.iwra.org/member/index.php