• Jun2016

    LIFE WIRE project presented in DEMOWARE Water Reuse Conference

    Last 13-14 June took place in Barcelona a Water Reuse Conference, an event organized by DEMOWARE project (FP7) and focused on interchanging experiences in water reuse projects. The LIFE WIRE, being a project targeted at boosting industrial water reuse by …

  • Jun2016

    La Vanguardia mentions the LIFE WIRE project in the article on the World Environment Day

    On 5th June every year since 1973 La Vanguardia, a Spanish daily newspaper, has a tradition to release an article dedicated to the World Environment Day. This year La Vanguardia, in collaboration with Agbar, a company dedicated to water services, …

  • May2016

    LIFE WIRE project presented in EDS Rome 2016 Conference

    The last 22-26th of May the conference “Desalination for the Environment: Clean Water and Energy”, organized by the EDS (European Desalination Society) took place in Rome, Italy. The conference brought together research scientists, design engineers from water industries, government departments, …


The LIFE WIRE project boosts industrial water reuse by making available non-conventional water resources through the reuse of urban wastewater in industries. LIFE WIRE concretely aims at demonstrating the feasibility of one or more technological configurations based on the combination of leading-edge technologies (ultrafiltration (UF), carbon nanostructured material (CNM) filtration and reverse osmosis (RO)) to polish and reuse reclaimed municipal wastewater in the chemical, liquid waste disposal and electro-coating industries.

LIFE WIRE is a demonstration project co-funded by the European Commission, through the LIFE+ Environmental Policy & Governance programme. The project started in October 2013 and is expected to be completed in September 2016. The LIFE WIRE project is coordinated by CETaqua water technology center, and counts with Aigües de Barcelona, Empresa Metropolitana de Gestió del Cicle Integral de l’Aigua, S.A, Àrea Metropolitana de Barcelona (AMB), ARCHROMA, ECOIMSA, and TACSA as project partners.


Tertiary treatment of WWTP of El Prat (case study)



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