Themes

Thrust Area

  • Novel water treatment options for sustainable solutions to clean water scarcity

  • Water desalination

  • Wastewater treatment and management

Sub Themes to be addressed in this conference include, but not limited to the following:

  • Membrane and thermal desalination technologies

  • Electrochemical systems in water treatment

  • Low-cost solutions for water treatment

  • Renewable energy-based water treatment technologies

  • Novel hybrid systems and module design

  • Emerging desalination technologies

  • Pre-treatment and post-treatment processes

  • Membrane fouling and control

  • Brine/concentrate management

  • Resources recovery from brine

  • Water recycling and reuse

  • Wastewater treatment

  • Wastewater treatment using immobilized microorganism technology

  • Sustainability and water management

  • Cost effective methods for removal of heavy metals

  • Phytoremediation technologies for contamination of organic pollutants

  • Bioremediation of contaminated water or wastewater

  • Constructed wetlands for dealing with emerging problem of polluted water

  • Ex-situ/ In-situ phytoremediation for treatment of polluted water

  • Energy and sustainability, economic evaluation, case studies

  • Water policies, governance and planning

  • Covid-19 impact in desalination