Can wastewater treatment plants remove more pollutants while reducing emissions and energy use?

Project Insights

  • €478,514

    Total Project Costs
  • 2 yr

    Project Duration
  • 2021

    Year Funded

Project Description

The project aims to demonstrate an innovative adaptive control framework at municipal and industrial waste water treatment plants that will enable operators to meet discharge limits while reducing electricity usage and associated emissions within the sector.

Project Details

Total Project Cost: €478,514

Funding Agency: SEAI

Year Funded: 2021

Lead Organisation: National University of Ireland, Galway (NUIG)

Partner Organisation(s): VorTech Water Solutions

Collaborators: ABP Food Group; Ward & Burke Ltd; Irish Water

Eoghan Clifford

Lead Researcher