3 to 7 of September
LCA AND WATER ISSUES
OBJECTIVES OF THE SUMMER SCHOOL
- Delve deeper into applications of the LCA method in different water treatment processes and other processes in which water plays an important role.
- Become familiar with real examples of LCA applications.
- Apply the LCA method.
- Gain knowledge of the existing relationship between energy and water and the importance of energy in the LCA method.
Day 1: 03-09-2012
13:30 h. Registration and welcome
14:00 h. Opening of the Summer School
15:00 h. Introduction of LCA. PhD. Miquel Rigola
16:00 h. Introduction to Water Cycle. PhD. Manel Poch
Day 2: 04-09-2012
9:00 h. LCA in drinking water treatment. PhD. Desirée Marín
10:15 h. Coffee break
10:45 h. LCA in wastewater treatment with natural systems + sewer systems. PhD. Philippe Roux
12:00 h. LCa in wastewater treatment with conventional systems. PhD. Almudena Hospido
13:30 h. Lunch.
15:00 h. Practical exercise in applying LCA in wastewater treatment, part I. Ms. Elisabet Amat
18:30 h. Visit in the old district + dinner (social programme).
Day 3: 05-09-2012
9:00 h. LCA in agriculture. PhD. Assumpció Antón
10:15 h. Cofee break
10:45 h. Wastewater in industries. PhD. Luis Arroja
12:00 h. Rain harvesting. PhD. Xavier Gabarrell or PhD. Ramon Farreny
13:30 h. Lunch
15:00 h. Practical exercise in applying LCA in wastewater treatment, part II. PhD. Lluís Corominas and Mr. Sadurní Morera
17:00 h. Round table with experts in the application of LCA in wastewater treatment plants. PhD. Ivan Muñoz and PhD. Jeremy S. Guest
Day 4: 06-09-2012
9:00 h. Decision Support System. PhD. Quim Comas and Mr. Manel Garrido
10:15 h. Coffe break
10:45 h. Water and energy. PhD. Gustaf Olsson
12:00 h. LCA in water reuse. PhD. Montse Meneses
13:30 h. Lunch
15:00 h. Selection of Wastewater treatment Techniques. PhD. Rubén Reif and Mr. Manel Garrido
16:00 h. Database availability + summary and conclusions. PhDs. Miquel Rigola and Xavier Gabarrell
Day 5: 07-09-2012
9:00 h. Field trip, visit to a treatment plant.
13:30 h. Closing lunch of the Summer School, next to the coast.
This activity will be recognized with 2 ECTS