11 Jul, 2024

General Information

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Goals and activity of the new IWA specialist group ‘Resources oriented Sanitation’

Description of the topic to be covered:

This group shall direct its focus towards sanitation systems permitting nutrient reuse, mainly by source separation. The full range from high- over medium- to low-tech and from decentral to central solutions shall be covered. More details can be found beloiw in the minutes of the meetings in Berlin and Lübeck.

Contact details of the Chairman, Secretary, and members for the Management Committee.

Univ. Prof. Dr.-Ing. Ralf Otterpohl, TUHH (Technical University Hamburg-Harburg)
Institute of Municipal and Industrial Wastewater Management
Eissendorfer Str.42, D-21073 Hamburg, Germany
email: [email protected]

Håkan Jönsson, Associate professor, environmental technology
Institutionen för lantbruksteknik, SLU
Department of Agricultural Engineering, SLU
Box 7032
S-750 07 Uppsala
email: [email protected]

Dipl.-Ing. Dr. Guenter Langergraber
BOKU – University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences, Vienna
Institute of Sanitary Engineering and Water Pollution Control
Muthgasse 18
A-1190 Vienna, AUSTRIA
email: [email protected]

Management committee

Prof. Jörg Londong, Weimar, Germany
Prof. Raimund Haberl, Vienna, Austria (chair group ‘constructed wetlands’)
Prof. Goen Ho, Perth, Australia (chair group ‘small treatment plant’)
Prof. Saburo Matsui (Japan)
Prof. Maimona Nalubega (Uganda)
Prof. Petter Jenssen (Norway)
Dir. Rolad Schertenleib (Switzerland)
Dr. Adriaan Mels (Netherlands)
Dr. Deepak Raj Gajurel (Nepal)
Prof. Christopher Buckley (South Africa)
Paula Loureiro Paulo, PhD, (Brasil)
Gunilla Brattberg (Sweden)
Prof. Dr. Chengwen Wang (P. R. China)
Mr. Dayanand Panse, IWWA, India
Dr. Blanca Jimenez, Mexico

Terms of reference

(please see minutes of meeting below)

Outline programme of work and activities

  • Organisation of specialist conference in Hamburg / Lübeck , April 2003
  • Help with organisation of a special session at the IWA World Water Congress in Marakesch, with a focus on the African situation
  • Preparation of a Scientific and Technical Reports on this subject
  • Networking and a discussion forum and establishing a webpage on the internet
  • Production of a group newsletter for electronic dissemination