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WG3: Environmental and Economic Impact Member list Chair: Konstantinos Tsagarakis Co-chair: Adrian Oehmen Secretary: Marta Carballa Members 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19.

Christian Remy Samuel Martin María Molinos-Senante Peter Schröder Henrik Fred Larsen Francesc Hernandez-Sancho Ed Smeets M. Teresa Moreira Almudena Hospido Christian Vogelsang Joanna Surmacz-Górska Alette Langenhoff Biljana Škrbić Jolanta Dvarionienė Zisan Emre Christos Anastasiou Petr Hlavínek Lluís Corominas Ioannis Nikolaou

20. Emma Martínez López 21. Antonio J. García-Fernández 22. Raúl Muñoz Torre 23. Carmen Teodosiu 24. Antonio Martins 25. Mark G. Healy 26. Brigitte Helmreich 27. Huber Christian 28. Matteo Papa 29. Maite Pijuan 30. Maria Dodou Zachariou 31. Mohamed Tawfic Ahmed 32. Alexandros Maziotis 33. Andrea Guerrini 34. Ivan Brnardić 35. Dragana Mutavdžić Pavlović 36. Brindusa Mihaela M. Robu 37. Gumersindo Feijoo

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Konstantinos P. Tsagarakis GREECE Democritus University of Thrace Department of Environmental Engineering Business and Environmental Technology Economics Lab www.beteco.org/en ktsagar@env.duth.gr

Research Interests Economic valuation Water recycling Water tariffs and pricing Public awareness

Key Publications Tsagarakis, K. P., Menegaki, A. N., Siarapi, K., & Zacharopoulou, F. (2013). Safety alerts reduce willingness to visit parks irrigated with recycled water. Journal of Risk Research, 16(2), 133-144. Genius, M., Menegaki, A. N., & Tsagarakis, K. P. (2012). Assessing preferences for wastewater treatment in a rural area using choice experiments. Water Resources Research, 48(4) Menegaki, A. N., Mellon, R. C., Vrentzou, A., Koumakis, G., & Tsagarakis, K. P. (2009). What's in a name: Framing treated wastewater as recycled water increases willingness to use and willingness to pay. Journal of Economic Psychology, 30(3), 285292. Tsagarakis, K. P., Mellon, R. C., Stamataki, E., & Kounalaki, E. (2007). Identification of recycled water with an empirically derived symbol increases its probability of use. Environmental Science and Technology, 41(20), 6901-6908. Menegaki, A. N., Hanley, N., & Tsagarakis, K. P. (2007). The social acceptability and valuation of recycled water in crete: A study of consumers' and farmers' attitudes. Ecological Economics, 62(1), 7-18.

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Adrian Oehmen PORTUGAL Universidade Nova de Lisboa Department of Chemistry Biochemical and Process and Engineering Group http://www.dq.fct.unl.pt/pessoas/investigadores/adrianmichael-oehmen a.oehmen@fct.unl.pt

Research Interests Biological nutrient removal Greenhouse gas production Micropollutant removal Biopolymer production Metabolic modelling

Key Publications Almeida B, Oehmen A, Marques R, Brito D, Carvalho G, Barreto Crespo MT. 2013. Modelling the biodegradation of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) by activated sludge and a pure culture. Bioresource Technology 133: 31-37. Fradinho JC, Domingos JMB, Carvalho G, Oehmen A, Reis MAM. 2013. Polyhydroxyalkanoates production by a mixed photosynthetic consortium of bacteria and algae. Bioresource Technology 132: 146-153. Salgado R, Marques R, Noronha JP, Mexia JT, Carvalho G, Oehmen A, Reis MAM. 2011. Assessing the diurnal variability of pharmaceutical and personal care products in a full-scale activated sludge plant. Environmental Pollution 159(10): 2359-2367. Oehmen A, Lopez-Vazquez CM, Carvalho G, Reis MAM, van Loosdrecht MCM. 2010. Modelling the population dynamics and metabolic diversity of organisms relevant in anaerobic/anoxic/aerobic enhanced biological phosphorus removal processes. Water Research 44(15): 4473-4486. Oehmen A, Lemos PC, Carvalho G, Yuan ZG, Keller J, Blackall LL, Reis MAM. 2007. Advances in enhanced biological phosphorus removal: from micro to macro scale. Water Research 41(11): 2271-2300.

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Marta Carballa SPAIN University of Santiago de Compostela (USC) Department of Chemical Engineering Group of Environmental Engineering and Bioprocesses (Biogroup) http://www.usc.es/biogrup/?q=user/533 marta.carballa@usc.es

Research Interests Anaerobic (co-)digestion Anaerobic microbial ecology Micropollutants removal Resource recovery

Key Publications Fernandez-Fontaina, E., Pinho, I., Carballa, M., Omil, F., Lema, J.M. (2013). Biodegradation kinetic constants and sorption coefficients of micropollutants in membrane bioreactors. Biodegradation 24(2), 165-177. Fernandez-Fontaina, E., Omil, F., Lema, J.M., Carballa, M. (2012). Influence of nitrifying conditions on the biodegradation and sorption of emerging micropollutants. Water Research 46 (16), 5434-5444. Regueiro, L., Carballa, M., Ă lvarez, J.A., Lema, J.M. (2012). Enhanced methane production from pig manure anaerobic digestion using fish and biodiesel wastes as co-substrates. Bioresource Technology 123, 507-513. Regueiro, L., Veiga, P., Figueroa, M., Alonso-Gutierrez, J., Stams, A.J., Lema, J.M., Carballa, M. (2012). Relationship between microbial activity and microbial community structure in six full-scale anaerobic digesters. Microbiological Research 167 (10), 581-589. Carballa, M., Smits, M., Etchebehere, C., Boon, N., Verstraete, W. (2011). Correlations between molecular and operational parameters in continuous lab-scale anaerobic reactors. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, 89 (2), 303-314.

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Christian Remy GERMANY Berlin Centre of Competence for Water Department of Water and Wastewater Technologies www.kompetenz-wasser.de christian.remy@kompetenz-wasser.de

Research Interests Life Cycle Assessment Advanced wastewater treatment Sludge treatment Resource recovery

Key Publications Remy, C. and Jekel, M. (2008): Sustainable wastewater management: life cycle assessment of conventional and source-separating urban sanitation systems. Water Science and Technology 58 (8), 1555-1562. Remy, C. (2010): Life Cycle Assessment of conventional and source-separation systems for urban wastewater management. Dissertation, Department of Water Quality Control (http://opus.kobv.de/tuberlin/volltexte/2010/2543/), Technical University, Berlin. Remy, C. and Jekel, M. (2012): Energy analysis of conventional and source-separation systems for urban wastewater management using Life Cycle Assessment. Water Science and Technology 65 (1), 22-29. Remy, C., Lesjean, B. and Waschnewski, J. (2013): Identifying energy and carbon footprint optimization potentials of a sludge treatment line with Life Cycle Assessment. Water Science and Technology 67 (1), 63-73.

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Samuel MARTIN RUEL FRANCE Cirsee, SUEZ ENVIRONNEMENT Division Manager, Wastewater Treatment & Recovery samuel.martin@suez-env.com

Research Interests New wastewater treatment processes for efficient use of resources (water, energy, nutrients) Micropollutant removal Environmental impact

Key Publications Martin Ruel, S., Comeau, Y., Ginestet, P. and Héduit, A. (2002). Modelling acidogenic and sulfate reducing processes for the determination of fermentable fractions in wastewater. Biotechnol. Bioeng. 80 (5) : 525-536. Martin Ruel S., J.-M. Choubert, M. Esperanza, C. Miège, P. Navalón Madrigal, H. Budzinski, K. Le Ménach, V. Lazarova, M. Coquery. (2011). On-site evaluation of the removal of 100 micro-pollutants through advanced treatments for reuse applications. Water Science and Technology.63(11):2486-2497. Choubert J. M., S. Martin Ruel, M. Esperanza, H. Budzinski, C. Miege, C. Lagarrigue and M. Coquery (2011). Limiting the emissions of micro-pollutants: what efficiency can we expect from wastewater treatment plants? Water Science and Technology. 63.1: 57-65. Harouiya N., S. Martin Ruel, S. Prost-Boucle, A. Lienard, D. Esser and P. Molle (2011). Phosphorus removal by apatite in horizontal flow constructed wetlands for small communities: pilot and full-scale evidence. Water Science & Technology 9 63.8, 16291637.

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María Molinos-Senante SPAIN University of Valencia Business Mathematics Department Water Economics Group maria.molinos@uv.es

Research Interests Economic feasibility studies Cost modelling Economic valuation of environmental benefits Efficiency analysis Optimization for water allocation

Key Publications Molinos-Senante, M., Hernández-Sancho, F. & Sala-Garrido, R. (2013). Tariffs and cost recovery in water reuse. Water Resources Management, 27, 1797-1808. Sala-Garrido, R., Molinos-Senante, M. & Hernández-Sancho, F. (2012). Assessing the efficiency of wastewater treatment plants in an uncertain context: a DEA with tolerances approach. Environmental Science & Policy, 18, 34-44. Molinos-Senante, M., Hernández-Sancho, F. & Sala-Garrido, R. (2011). Cost benefit analysis of water-reuse projects for environmental purposes: A case study for Spanish wastewater treatment plants. Journal of Environmental Management, 92, 3091-3097. Hernández-Sancho, F. , Molinos-Senante, M. & Sala-Garrido, R. (2011). Cost modelling for wastewater processes. Desalination, 268, 1-5. Molinos-Senante, M., Hernández-Sancho, F. & Sala-Garrido, R. (2010). Economic feasibility study for wastewater treatment: a cost-benefit analysis. Science of the Total Environment, 408, 4396-4402.

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Peter Schröder GERMANY Helmholtz Zentrum Muenchen Research Unit Microbe Plant Interactions, Plant Endophyte Systems

www.helmholtzmuenchen.de/amp/forschung/arbeitsgruppen/pflanzenendophyten-physiologie/schwerpunkte/index.html peter.schroeder@helmholtz-muenchen.de

Research Interests Phytoremediation Organic micropollutants Heavy metals

Key Publications Huber C, Bartha B and Schröder P (2012) Metabolism of diclofenac in plants – Hydroxylation is followed by glucose conjugation. J. Hazardous Materials, 243: 250256. Lyubenova L and Schröder P (2011) Plants for waste water treatment - Effects of heavy metals on the detoxification system of Typha latifolia. Bioresource Technology, 102, 996–1004. Schröder P, Lyubenova L, Huber C (2010) Arsenate, Cadmium and Lead affect the plant detoxification cascade for organic pollutants. Desalination and Water Treatment, 23, 1-6. Tencer Y, Idan G, Strom M, Nusinow U, Banet D, Cohen E, Schröder P, Shelef O, Rachmilevitch F, Soares I, Gross A, Golan-Goldhirsh, A (2009) Establishment of a constructed wetland in extreme dryland. ESPR 16:862–875. Huber, C., Bartha, B., Harpaintner, R., Schröder P. (2009) Metabolism of acetaminophen (paracetamol) in plants - two independent pathways result in the formation of a glutathione and a glucose conjugate. ESPR, 16(2), 206-213. Schröder P, Daubner D, Maier H, Neustifter J, Debus R (2008) Phytoremediation of organic xenobiotics – glutathione conjugation in Phragmites plants from European treatment sites. Bioresource Technology, 99:7183-7191

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Henrik Fred Larsen DENMARK The Danish Road Directorate Division of Technology Department of Research and Development Climate and Environment www.vd.dk hfl@vd.dk

Research Interests Life Cycle Assessment Life Cycle Impact Assessment Ecotoxicity Road water

Key Publications Larsen HF, Hauschild M (2007). GM-troph: A low data demand ecotoxicity effect indicator for use in LCIA. Int J LCA 12(2) 79-91. Wenzel H, Larsen HF, Clauson-Kaas J, Høibye L, Jacobsen BN (2008). Weighing environmental advantages and disadvantages of advanced wastewater treatment of micro-pollutants using environmental life cycle assessment. Water Science & Technology 57(1), 27–32. Larsen HF, Hansen PA, Boyer-Souchet F (2010). Decision support guideline based on LCA and cost/efficiency assessment. Deliverable 4.3. EC Project “NEPTUNE”, contract No.: 036845. www.eu-neptune.org Henderson AD, Hauschild M, van de Meent D, Huijbregts M.A.J, Larsen HF, Margni M, McKone T, Payet J, Rosenbaum RK, Jolliet O (2011). USEtox fate and ecotoxicity factors for comparative assessment of toxic emissions in life cycle analysis: sensitivity to key chemical properties. Int J LCA (2011) 16:701–709 Corominas Ll, Foley J, Guest JS, Hospido A, Larsen HF, Morera S, Shaw A (2013). Life Cycle Assessment Applied to Wastewater Treatment: state of the art. Submitted to Water Research.

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Francesc Hernández-Sancho SPAIN University of Valencia Department of Applied Economics II Faculty of Economics Water Economics Group Francesc.Hernandez@uv.es

Research Interests Economic valuation Water recycling Water tariffs and pricing Feasibility studies Cost modeling

Key Publications Molinos-Senante, M., Hernández-Sancho, F. and Sala-Garrido, R. (2013). Economic feasibility study for intensive and extensive wastewater treatment considering greenhouse gases emissions cost modelling for wastewater treatment processes. Journal of Environmental Management, (in press). Sala-Garrido, R., Hernández-Sancho, F. and Molinos-Senante, M. (2012). Assessing the efficiency of wastewater treatment plants in an uncertain context: A DEA with tolerances approach. Environmental Science and Policy, 18, 34-44. Hernández-Sancho, F.; Molinos-Senante, M. and Sala-Garrido, R. (2011). Energy efficiency in Spanish wastewater treatment plants: A non-radial DEA approach. Science of the Total Environment, 409 (14), 2693-2699. Molinos-Senante, M., Hernández-Sancho, F. and Sala-Garrido, R. (2011). Cost Benefit Analysis of Water Reuse Projects for Environmental Purposes: A case Study for Spanish Wastewater Treatment Plants. Journal of Environmental Management, 12. Hernández-Sancho, F., Molinos-Senante, M. and Sala-Garrido, R. (2010). Economic valuation of environmental benefits from wastewater treatment processes: An empirical approach for Spain. Science of the Total Environment, 408 (4).

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Ed Smeets THE NETHERLANDS Edmadi BV Interim Management & Consultancy ed.smeets1@planet.nl

Interests / Specialities General and Financial Management in water industry and also other sectors, Consultancy: Boardroom, Strategy, Change, M&A, Finance, HR, IT, Customers, Benchmarking, etc.

Key Experience Managing Director of Drinking Water Company, CFO of Drinking Water Company, Financial Manager of Drinking Water Company, Managing Director of Water Advisory Company and Bottled Water Company, Managing Director of Golf Course, Real Estate Company, Geothermal Energy Company, Consultancy and Employment Company, etc. Member/Chairman of Board of Supervisors of Industrial Water Companies, Bank, Health Institutions, Professional Football Club, etc. Chairman of Specialist Group Statistics and Economics of International Water Association.

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Mª Teresa Moreira SPAIN University of Santiago de Compostela Department of Chemical Engineering Group of Environmental Engineering and Bioprocesses www.usc.es/biogrup maite.moreira@usc.es

Research Interests Bioremediation and biodegradation of PAHs, PPCPs and EDCs by white-rot fungi and their oxidative enzymes Development and application of Life Cycle Assessment to the following sectors: food, wood, chemicals, biofuels, biotechnology and wastewater treatment.

Key Publications Hospido, A., Sánchez, I., Rodríguez-García, G., Iglesias, A., Bunther, D., Reif, R., Moreira, M.T., Feijoo, G. (2012). Are all membrane reactors equal from an environmental point of view?. Desalination 285:263-270 Rodríguez-García, G., Hospido, A., Bagley, D.M., Moreira, M.T., Feijoo, G. (2012). A methodology to estimate greenhouse gases emissions in life cycle inventories associated to wastewater treatment. Environmental Impact Assessment Review 37: 37-46 Rodriguez-Garcia, G., Molinos-Senante, M., Hospido. A., Hernández-Sancho, F., Moreira, M.T., Feijoo, G. (2011). Environmental and economic profile of six typologies of wastewater treatment plants. Water Research 45 (18):5997-6010. Hospido, A., Carballa, M., Moreira, M.T., Omil, F., Lema, J.M., Feijoo, G. (2010). Environmental assessment of anaerobically digested sludge reuse in agricultura: potential impacts of emerging micropollutants. Water Research 44 (10):3225-3233. Gutierrez, E., Lozano, S., Moreira, M.T., Feijoo, G. (2010). Assessing relationships among life-cycle environmental impacts with dimension reduction techniques. Journal of Environmental Management 91 (4):1002-1011

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Almudena Hospido SPAIN University of Santiago de Compostela Department of Chemical Engineering Group of Environmental Engineering and Bioprocesses www.usc.es/biogrup almudena.hospido@usc.es

Research Interests LCA applied to wastewater treatment and sludge management LCA development: proper functional unit, new characterization factors, … Integration of environmental and economic indicators Wastewater treatment plants within the urban water cycle Water footprint

Key Publications Hospido, A., Nuñez, M. and Anton, A. (2013). Irrigation mix: how to include water sources when assessing freshwater consumption impacts associated to crops. International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment DOI: 10.1007/s11367-012-0523-7 Hospido, A., Sánchez, I., Rodríguez-García, G., Iglesias, A., Buntner, D., Reif, R., Moreira, M.T. and Feijoo, G. (2012). Are all membrane reactors equal from an environmental point of view? Desalination 285:263-270 Carballa, M., Duran, C. and Hospido, A. (2011). Should we pre-treat solid waste prior to anaerobic digestion? An assessment of its environmental cost. Environmental Science & Technology 45(24):10306–10314 Rodriguez-Garcia, G., Molinos-Senante, M., Hospido, A., Hernandez, F., Moreira, M.T. and Feijoo, G. (2011). Environmental and economic profile of six typologies of wastewater treatment plants. Water Research 45:5997-6010 Hospido, A., Moreira, M.T. y Feijoo, G. (2008). A Comparison of Municipal Wastewater Treatment Plants for Big Centres of Population in Galicia (Spain). International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment 13 (1) 57 – 64

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Christian Vogelsang NORWAY Norwegian Institute for Water Research Water and Sanitation and Environmental Technology Group http://www.niva.no Christian.vogelsang@niva.no

Research Interests Treatment technology development and evaluation Biological nutrient removal Micropollutant removal Climate adaptation measures

Key Publications Vogelsang C., Thomas K.V., Langford K., Grung M., Plósz B.G. and Bergersen O. (2011) Fate, risk and management of pharmaceuticals in the Norwegian sewage system. Proceeding to the Nordic Wastewater Conference in Helsinki, Finland, November 1416 2011. Plósz, B.G., Vogelsang, C., Macrae, K., Heiaas, H.H., Lopez, A., Liltved, H. and Langford, K.H. (2010) The BIOZO process – a biofilm system combined with ozonation: Occurrence of xenobiotic organic micro-pollutants in and removal of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and nitrogen from landfill leachate. Water Science and Technology, 61.12, p 3188-31-97. Bomo, A.M., Tryland, I., Tjomsland, T., Vogelsang, C. og Liltved, H. (2008). Challenges' facing the water works due to climate change. Management practices in the Nordic countries addressing these challenges. I ”proceedings” fra den 6. Nordiske Drikkevannskonferansen. 2. -11. juni 2008. s 17-26. Vogelsang C, Grung M, Jantsch TG, Tollefsen K-E & Liltved H. (2006) Concentrations and removals of selected organic micro-pollutants at mechanical, chemical and advanced wastewater treatment plants in Norway. Water Research. 40(19), 3559-3570.

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Joanna Surmacz-Górska POLAND Silesian University of Technology Faculty of Power and Environmental Engineering Department of Environmental Biotechnology http://kbs.ise.polsl.pl joanna.s.gorska@polsl.pl

Research Interests Wastewater biotechnology Nutrient removal Micropollutant removal Microbial community dynamics

Key Publications Ziembińska A., Ciesielski S., Gnida A. , Żabczyński S., Surmacz-Górska J., Miksch K. (2012). Comparison of ammonia oxidizing bacteria community structure in membrane assisted bioreactors using PCR-DGGE and FISH. Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology 22(8), 1035-1043. Raszka A., Surmacz-Górska J., Żabczyński S., Miksch K. (2011). The population dynamics of nitrifiers in ammonium-rich systems. Water Environmental Research 83(12), 21592169. Cema G., Płaza E., Trela J., Surmacz-Górska J. (2011). Dissolved oxygen as a factor influencing nitrogen removal rates in a one-stage system with partial nitritation and Anammox process. Water Science and Technology, 64(5), 1009-1015. Marciocha D., Kalka J., Turek – Szytow J., Wiszniowski J., Surmacz-Górska J., (2009). Oxidation of sulfamethoxazole by UVA radiation and modified Fenton reagent: toxicity and biodegradability of by-products. Water Science and Technology, 60(10), 2555–2562. Cema G., Wiszniowski J., Żabczyński S., Zabłocka-Godlewska E., Raszka A. and SurmaczGórska J. (2007). Biological nitrogen removal from landfill leachate by deammonification assisted by heterotrophic denitrification in a rotating biological contactor (RBC). Water Science and Technology, 55 (8-9), 35-42.

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Alette Langenhoff THE NETHERLANDS Wageningen University Sub-Department of Environmental Technology www.ete.wur.nl alette.langenhoff@wur.nl

Research Interests Micropollutant removal Biological degradation processes Microbial mechanisms Aerobic / anaerobic processes

Key Publications Langenhoff A, N Inderfurth, T Veuskens, G Schraa, M. Blokland, K Kujawa-Roeleveld and H Rijnaarts, 2013, Microbial removal of the pharmaceutical compounds ibuprofen and diclofenac from wastewater, BioMed Research International, in press. Langenhoff, A.A.M., J.J.M. Staps, C. Pijls and H.H.M. Rijnaarts, 2013. Stimulation of hexachlorocyclohexane (HCH) biodegradation in a full scale in situ bioscreen. Environmental Science and Technology, 201347 (19), 11182-11188. Langenhoff, A.A.M. H. Richnow and J. Gerritse, 2009. Degradation of benzene at a site amended chlorate, Bioremediation Journal, 13(4):1-7. de Weert, J., M. Vi単as, T. Grotenhuis, H. Rijnaarts and A. Langenhoff, 2010. Aerobic nonylphenol degradation and nitro-nonylphenol formation by microbial cultures from sediments, Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, 86(2):761-771. de Weert, J.P.A.; M. Vinas, J.T.C. Grotenhuis,H.H.M. Rijnaarts,A.A. M.; Langenhoff, 2011. Degradation of 4-n-nonylphenol under nitrate reducing conditions, Biodegradation 22(1):175-187.

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Biljana Škrbić SERBIA University of Novi Sad, Faculty of Technology Laboratory for Chemical Contaminants FP7 Centre for Food Safety and Emerging Risks www.tf.uns.ac.rs biljana@tf.uns.ac.rs

Research Interests Environmental protection and monitoring of the environmental pollution Screening and target analysis of micropollutants Treatment of waste gas and waste water Alternative fuels, including biodiesel, syn gas, biogas Applied chemometrics in risk assessment

Key Publications Petrović, M., Škrbić, B., Živančev, J., Ferrando-Climent, L., Barcelo, D. (2014) Determination of 81 pharmaceutical drugs by high performance liquid chromatography coupled to mass spectrometry with hybrid triple quadrupole – linear ion trap in different types of water in Serbia, Science of Total Environment, 468-469, 415-428. Škrbić, B., Đurišić-Mladenović, N. (2013). Distribution of heavy elements in urban and rural surface soils: the Novi Sad city and the surrounding settlements, Serbia, Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, 185, 457-471. Škrbić, B., Milovac, S., Matavulj, M. (2012) Multielement profiles of soil, road dust, tree bark and wood-rotten fungi collected at various distances from high-frequency road in urban area. Ecological Indicators, 13, 168-177. Škrbić, B., Đurišić-Mladenović, N. (2010). Chemometric interpretation of heavy metal paterns in soils worldwide, Chemosphere, 80, 1360-1369. Šćiban, M., Klašnja, M., Škrbić, B. (2008). Adsorption of copper ions from water by modified agricultural by-products, Desalination, 229, 170-180.

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Jolanta Dvarionienė LITHUANIA Kaunas University of Technology Institute of Environmental Engineering www.ktu.lt www.apini.lt ktu.lt/apini/ jolanta.dvarioniene@ktu.lt

Research Interests Sustainability assessment Environmental and economical assessment Greenhouse gas emissions Recycled water Pollution prevention

Key Publications Dvarionienė, Jolanta; Zobėlaitė-Noreikienė Goda; Kruopienė Jolita; Stasiškienė Žaneta. Application of the Life-Cycle Assessment Methods for Pollution Prevention in Klaipėda Sea Port // Journal of Coastal Research. Lawrence: Coastal Education and Research Foundation. 2013. ISSN 0749-0208. Dvarionienė J., Stankevičienė J., Kruopienė J. Application of modern technologies in milk processing industry to improve the environmental efficiency//Clean technologies and Environmental policy: Springer. 2012. ISSN 1618-954X. Kruopienė, Jolita; Židoninė, Sigita; Dvarionienė, Jolanta; Current practice and shortcomings of EIA in Lithuania // Environmental Impact Assessment Review. 2009. ISSN: 0195-9255. Dvarionienė, Jolanta; Stasiškienė, Žaneta. Integrated water resource management model for process industry in Lithuania // Journal of Cleaner Production. ISSN 0959-6526. 2007, Vol. 15, no. 10. p. 950-957. Kruopienė, Jolita; Dvarionienė, Jolanta. Management of environmental risks in the life cycle of human pharmaceuticals in Lithuania // Environmental research, engineering and management. Technologija. ISSN 1392-1649. 2010, nr. 2(52), p. 41-47.

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Zisan Emre TURKEY Turkish Atomic Energy Authority Saraykoy Nuclear Research and Training Center Department of Nuclear Techniques zisan.emre@taek.gov.tr

Research Interest Microorganisms (bacteria and parasites) Endocrine disruptors (estrogens) Gamma irradiation effects

Key publications Emre Z, Çapın G, Canpolat S, Mert H. 2011. Inactivation of indicator bacteria in treated municipal wastewater and biosolids by gamma irradiation. Ankara Üniv Vet Fak Derg, 58 (1): 55-59.

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Christos C. Anastasiou CYPRUS Frederick University Department of Civil Engineering www.frederick.ac.cy/DCE/ c.anastasiou@frederick.ac.cy

Research Interests Environmental Systems Analysis Water Management Water recycling Agricultural Wastewater treatment

Key Publications Anastasiou, C.C. (2012+). "Design of Animal Waste Management Strategies to Achieve Regional Environmental Objectives". (Accepted in July 2012, posted ahead of Print, I. Journal of Environmental Engineering). Anastasiou, C.C., P. Christou, A. Michael, D. Nicolaides, and T.P. Lambrou. (2011). "Approaches to Olive Mill Wastewater Treatment and Disposal in Cyprus". Journal of Environmental Research, 5(2): 49-58, 2011. McNamara, C.J., C.C. Anastasiou, V. O’Flaherty, and Ralph Mitchell. (2008). "Bioremediation of Olive Mill Wastewater". International Biodeterioration & Biodegradation, 61 (2008) 127–134. Lambrou, T., C. Anastasiou, and C. Panayiotou. (2010). Book Chapter (“A Nephelometric Turbidity System for Monitoring Residential Drinking Water Quality”) In: N. Komninos, (ed.). 2010. Sensor Applications, Experimentation, and Logistics. Springer Berlin Heidelberg Publishers. pp. 43-55. ISBN: 978-3-642-11869-2 Anastasiou, C.C. (2003). Options for Centralized Management of Swine Waste. ASCE Journal of Environmental Engineering, 129(4), 387–388.

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Petr Hlavínek Czech Republic Brno University of Technology Faculty of Civil Engineering Institute of Municipal Water Management http://water.fce.vutbr.cz/index.php/en hlavinek.p@fce.vutbr.cz

Research Interests Wastewater Treatment Advanced Oxidation Processes Membrane Bioreactors Algae Treatment Storm Water Management

Key Publications HLAVÍNEK, P.; MARŠÁLEK, J.; MAHRÍKOVA, I.; BONACCI, O. Dangerous Pollutants (Xenobiotcs) in Urban Water Cycle. In Dangerous Pollutants (Xenobiotics) in Urban Water Cycle. NATO. Nizozemí, Springer. 2008. p. 1 - 343. ISBN 978-1-4020-6800-3. HLAVÍNEK, P.; MAHRÍKOVA, I.; MARŠÁLEK, J.; KUKHARCHYK, T.; POPOVSKA, C. Risk Management of Water Supply and Sanitation Systems. 1. NL, SPRINGER. 2009. 325 p. ISBN 978-90-481-2364-3. MATULOVÁ, Z.; HLAVÍNEK, P.; DRTIL, M.; PIKOROVÁ, T. One-Year Operation of Single Household MBR Plant. Water Science and Technology. 2009. p. 280 - 291. ISSN 02731223. PEŠOUTOVÁ, R.; HLAVÍNEK, P.; MATYSÍKOVÁ, J. Use of Advanced Oxidation Processes for Textile Wastewater Treatment - A Review. Food and Environment Safety - Journal of Faculty of Food Engineering, Ştefan cel Mare University – Suceava, Volume X, Issue 3 – 2011

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Lluís Corominas SPAIN Catalan Institute for Water Research Area of technologies and evaluation www.icra.cat lcorominas@icra.cat

Research Interests Life Cycle Assessment Ecosystem-based management of urban wastewater systems Micropollutant removal Greenhouse gas production

Key Publications Ll. Corominas, V. Acuña, A. Ginebreda, M. Poch. (2013).Integration of freshwater environmental policies and wastewater treatment plant management. Science of the Total Environment, 445-446, pp. 185-191. P. Prat, L. Benedetti, Ll. Corominas, J. Comas and M.Poch. (2012). Model-based knowledge acquisition in Environmental Decision Support System for wastewater integrated management. Water Science & technology, 65(6), 1123 – 1129. Ll. Corominas, X. Flores-Alsina, L. Snip and P. A. Vanrolleghem. (2012). Comparison of different modelling approaches to better understand and minimize greenhouse gas emissions from wastewater treatment plants. Biotechnol.Bioeng., 109(11), 2854 – 2863. X. Flores-Alsina, Ll. Corominas, L. Snip, P.A. Vanrolleghem. (2011). Including greenhouse gases emissions during benchmarking of wastewater treatment plant control strategies. Water Research, 45, 4700-4710. G. Rodriguez-García, M. Molinos-Senante, S. Gabarron, C. Alfonsín, A. Hospido; Ll. Corominas, F. Hernandez-Sancho, F. Omil, G. Feijoo, R. Sala-Garrido, I. RodriguezRoda, M.T. Moreira. Chapter 8. Cost benefit and environmental life cycle assessment. Membrane Biological Reactors Theory, Modeling, Design, Management and Applications to Wastewater Reuse. London (UK), IWA,2013.ISBN 978-1-7804-0065-5.

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Ioannis E. Nikolaou GREECE Democritus University of Thrace Department of Environmental Engineering Business and Environmental Technology Economics Lab www.beteco.org/en inikol@env.duth.gr

Research Interests Corporate Environmental Management Corporate Water risks and investors Corporate supply chain and water risks

Key Publications Nikolaou and Tsalis, A Framework to assist Financial Community in Incorporating Water Risks into their Investment Decisions, Journal of Sustainable Finance & Investment, forthcoming Nikolaou E.I., Vitouladitis H. and Tsagarakis K.P., 2012. The willingness of hoteliers to adopt proactive management practices to face energy issues, Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 29 (5), 2988-2993. Tsireme A.I., Nikolaou E.I., N. Georgantzis and K.P. Tsagarakis, 2012. The Influence of Environmental Policy on the Decisions of Managers to Adopt G-SCM Practices, Journal of Cleaner Technologies and Environmental Policy, forthcoming. Nikolaou E.I., Evangelinos K., and Allan S., 2012. A Reverse Logistic Social Responsibility Evaluation Framework based on the Triple Bottom Line Approach, Journal of Cleaner Production, forthcoming. Evangelinos, K., Nikolaou, E.I. and Karagiannis A (2010), Implementation of Responsible Care in the chemical industry: Evidence from Greece, Journal of Hazardous Materials, 177, 1-3, 822-828.

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Emma Martínez-López SPAIN University of Murcia Department of Sociosanitary Sciences (Toxicology) Toxicology and Ecotoxicology Research Group www.sertoxmur.com emmaml@um.es

Research Interests Ecotoxicology Toxicity and ecotoxicity tests Micropollutants and emerging contaminants Public Health In vitro assays

Key Publications García-Fernández, A.J., Espín, S., Martínez-López, E. (2013). Feather as biomonitoring tool of polyhalogenated compounds: a review. Environmental Science and Technology (in press) Tagliati, C.A., Romero, D., Dutra, E.C.R., Hernández-García, A., Martínez-López, E., GarcíaFernández, A.J. (2012). A comparison of BGM and LLC-PK1 cells for the evaluation of nephrotoxicity. Drug and Chemical Toxicology, 35(3), 258-263. Espín, S., Martínez-López, E., Gómez-Ramírez P, María-Mojica, P., García-Fernández, AJ. (2012). Razorbills (Alca torda) as bioindicators of mercury pollution in the southwestern Mediterranean. Marine Pollution Bulletin 64(11):2461-2470 Gómez-Ramírez P, E. Martínez-López, AJ. García-Fernández, A.J. Zweers, N.W. van den Brink. 2012. Organohalogen exposure in a Eurasian Eagle owl (Bubo bubo) populationfrom Southeastern Spain: Temporal–spatial trends and risk assessment. Chemosphere 88(8):903-911 Romero, D., Hernández-García, A., Tagliati, C., Martínez-López, E-, García-Fernández, A.J. (2009). Cadmium and lead induced apoptosis in mallard erythrocytes (Anas platyrhynchos). Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety, 72(1), 37-44.

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Antonio J. García-Fernández SPAIN University of Murcia Department of Sociosanitary Sciences (Toxicology) Toxicology and Ecotoxicology Research Group www.sertoxmur.com ajgf@um.es

Research Interests Ecotoxicology Toxicity and ecotoxicity tests Micropollutants and emerging contaminants Public Health In vitro assays

Key Publications García-Fernández, A.J., Espín, S., Martínez-López, E. (2013). Feather as biomonitoring tool of polyhalogenated compounds: a review. Environmental Science and Technology (in press) Tagliati, C.A., Romero, D., Dutra, E.C.R., Hernández-García, A., Martínez-López, E., GarcíaFernández, A.J. (2012). A comparison of BGM and LLC-PK1 cells for the evaluation of nephrotoxicity. Drug and Chemical Toxicology, 35(3), 258-263. Romero, D., Hernández-García, A., Tagliati, C., Martínez-López, E-, García-Fernández, A.J. (2009). Cadmium and lead induced apoptosis in mallard erythrocytes (Anas platyrhynchos). Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety, 72(1), 37-44. Martínez-López, E., Romero, D., María-Mojica, P., Martínez, J.E., Calvo, J.F., GarcíaFernández, A.J. (2009). Changes in blood pesticide levels in booted eagle (Hieraaetus pennatus) associated with agricultural land practices. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety, 72(1), 45-50. Marín-Guirao, L., Lloret, J., Marín, A., García, G., García Fernández, A.J. (2007). Pulsedischarges of mining wastes into a coastal lagoon during torrential rains in a semiarid European region: water chemistry and associated toxicity. Chemistry and Ecology, 23(3), 217-231.

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Raúl Muñoz Torre SPAIN University of Valladolid Department of Chemical Engineering and Environmental Technology VOC and Odour Treatment Lab www.iqtma.uva.es/envtech mutora@iq.uva.es

Research Interests GHGs Treatment Odour Treatment Biogas upgrading Microalgae- based wastewater treatment

Key Publications López, J.C., Quijano. G., Souza, T.S.O., Estrada, J.M., Lebrero, R., Muñoz, R. (2013) Biotechnologies for greenhouse gases (CH4, N2O, CO2) abatement: state-of-the-art and challenges. Appl. Microbiol. Biot, 97(6), 2277-2303. Lebrero, R., Rangel ,M.G.L., Muñoz, R., (2013). Characterization and Biofiltration of a Real Odorous Emission from Wastewater Treatment Plant Sludge. J Environ, Management, 116, 50-57. Lebrero, R., Rodriguez, E., Perez, R., García-Encina, P.A., Muñoz, R., (2013) Abatement of odorant compounds in one and two-phase biotrickling filters under steady and transient conditions. Appl Microbiol and Biot, (accepted for publication). Estrada, J.M., Kraakman, N.J.R., Lebrero, R., Muñoz, R., (2012) A sensitivity Analysis of Process Design Parameters, Commodity Prices and Robustness on the Economics of Odour Abatement Technologies. Biotechnology Adv, 30, 1354-1363. Lebrero, R., Rodriguez, E.M., García-Encina, P.A., Muñoz, R., (2011) A comparative assessment of biofiltration and activated sludge diffusion for odour abatement. J Hazardous Materials, 190, 622-630.

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Carmen Teodosiu ROMANIA Technical University of Iasi Department of Environmental Engineering and Management Water Engineering and Management Group http://www.tuiasi.ro cteo@ch.tuiasi.ro

Research Interests Advanced Wastewater Treatment Processes/ Recycling of industrial effluents: membrane processes, advanced oxidation processes, adsorption; Integrated Water Resources Management; Environmental assessments (Water footprint, LCA, Environmental impact/risk assessment, sustainability indicators); Pollution Prevention in industrial activities; Modeling and Optimization in environmental processes.

Key Publications Teodosiu C, Robu B., Cojocariu C, B창rjoveanu G. (2013), Environmental Impact and Risk Quantification Based on Selected Water Quality Indicators, Natural Hazards, DOI: 10.1007/s11069-013-0637-7 Ene S.A., Teodosiu C., Robu B., Volf I., (2013). Water Footprint Assessment in the Wine Making Industry: A Case Study for a Romanian Medium Production Plant, Journal of Cleaner Production, vol.43, p.122-135, DOI: 10.1016/j.jclepro.2012.11.051 Teodosiu C., B창rjoveanu G., Robu B., Ene S.A., (2012). Sustainability in the Water Use Cycle: Challenges in the Romanian Context, Environmental Engineering and Management Journal, vol. 11, no. 11, p. 1987-2000. Catrinescu C., Arsene D., Apopei P., Teodosiu C. (2012). Degradation of 4-chlorophenol from wastewater through heterogeneous Fenton and photo-Fenton process catalyzed by Al-Fe PILC, Applied Clay Science, vol. 58, p. 96-101. Catrinescu C., Arsene D., Teodosiu C. (2011), Catalytic wet hydrogen peroxide oxidation of para-chlorophenol over Al/Fe pillared clays (AlFePILCs) prepared from different host clays, Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, 101, p. 451-460

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António M. P. Martins PORTUGAL Águas do Algarve, S.A. Sanitation Wastewater Division Rua do Repouso 10 8000-302 Faro http://www.aguasdoalgarve.pt/ m.martins@aguasdoalgarve.pt

Professional Interests Retrofitting and Design of WWTP aiming cost savings (energy, chemicals …) Process Engineering Control to optimize WWTP operation Reuse of Reclaimed Wastewater (technical, economic, environmental and social aspects) Odour management

Publications Fernandes R, Silva N, Bento N, Martins AMP, Freire J, Ramos P, Sousa J. 2012. Retrofitting of WWTP in Algarve – Presentation of some case studies. 15º EnaSB. Évora University, Évora, Portugal (in Portuguese). Martins AMP, Karahan O, Van Loosdrecht MCM, 2011. Effect of polymeric substrate on sludge settleability. Water Research 45(1): 263-273. Bento N, Viegas S, Martins AMP. 2010. Sludge settleability improvements in Vale Faro WWTP. 14º ENaSB. Porto. Portugal (in Portuguese). van Loosdrecht MCM, Martins AMP, Ekama GA. 2008. Bulking Sludge in Biological Wastewater Treatment. Principles, Modelling and Design. Cap. 11, 291-308. Editor(s): M. Henze, M. C. M. van Loosdrecht, G.A. Ekama and D. Brdjanovic. ISBN: 9781843391883. Martins AMP, Picioreanu C, Heijnen JJ, van Loosdrecht MCM. 2004. Multidimensional dual-morphotype species modelling of activated sludge floc. Environmental Science and Technology 38: 5632:5641. Martins AMP, Pagilla K, Van Loosdrecht MCM, Heijnen JJ. 2003. Bulking sludge in biological nutrient removal systems. Biotechnology and Bioengineering. 86(2): 125135.

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Mark G. Healy IRELAND National University of Ireland, Galway Civil Engineering, College of Engineering and Informatics. http://www.nuigalway.ie/civileng/Staff/markhealy.html mark.healy@nuigalway.ie

Research Interests Surface and subsurface processes with a particular interest in erosion and surface runoff of nutrients, solids and metals, and leaching of nutrients through soil; greenhouse gas emissions; soil fertility; constructed wetlands; filtration; sequencing batch reactors; biosolids; composting; leachate treatment; and the effects of forestry activities, such as clearfelling, on the environment (nutrient loss, use of buffer zones, greenhouse gas emissions to the atmosphere).

Key Publications Troy, S.M., Lawlor, P.G., O’ Flynn, C.J., Healy, M.G. 2013. Impact of biochar addition to soil on greenhouse gas emissions following pig manure application. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 60: 173 – 181. Brennan, R.B., Healy, M.G., Grant, J., Ibrahim, T., Fenton, O. 2012. Incidental phosphorus and nitrogen loss from grassland plots receiving chemically amended dairy cattle slurry. Science of the Total Environment 441: 132 – 140. Healy, M.G., Ibrahim, T.G., Lanigan, G., Serrenho, A., Fenton, O. 2012. Nitrate removal rate, efficiency and pollution swapping potential of different organic carbon media in laboratory denitrification bioreactors. Ecological Engineering 40: 198-209. Healy, M.G., Rodgers, M., Mulqueen, J. 2007. Treatment of dairy wastewater using constructed wetlands and intermittent sand filters. Bioresource Technology 98: 22682281. Rodgers, M., Healy, M.G., Mulqueen, J. 2005. Organic carbon removal and nitrification of high strength wastewaters using stratified sand filters. Water Research 39: 32793286.

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Brigitte Helmreich GERMANY Technische Universität München Chair of Urban Water Systems Engineering www.sww.bgu.tum.de b.helmreich@tum.de

Research Interests Monitoring of pollutants Micropollutant removal Biological nutrient removal Water recycling Economic valuation

Key Publications Rajab, M., Greco, G., Heim, C., Helmreich, B., Letzel, T. (2013): Serial coupling of reversed-phase and zwitterionic hydrophilic interaction LC/MS: Suspected targetscreening of dichlofenac transformation products by oxidation with boron-doped diamond electrode. J. Separation Sci., DOI: 10.1002/jssc.201300562 Hilliges, R., Schriewer, A., Helmreich, B. (2013): A three-stage treatment system for highly polluted urban runoff. Journal of Environmental Management, J. Environ. Man. (15), 306–312. Ureña de Vivanco, M. Rajab, M. Heim, C. Letzel, T. Helmreich, B. (2013): Setup and Energetic Considerations for three Advanced Oxidation Reactors Treating Organic Compounds. Chemical Engineering and Technology 36 (2), 1-8. Martinez-Sosa, D., Helmreich, B., Horn, H. (2012): Anaerobic submerged membrane bioreactor (AnSMBR) treating low-strength wastewater under psychrophilic temperature conditions. Proc. Biochem. 47 (2012), 792–798. Helmreich, B., Hilliges, R., Schriewer, A., Horn, H., (2010): Runoff pollutants of a highly trafficked urban road - Correlation analysis and seasonal influences. Chemosphere, 80 (9), 991-997.

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Christian Huber GERMANY Helmholtz Zentrum München (GmbH) German Research Center for Environmental Health Research Unit Plant Microbe Interaction http://www.helmholtz-muenchen.de/amp christian.huber@helmholtz-muenchen.de

Research Interests Phytoremediation Biological wastewater treatment Micropollutants Analytics

Key Publications Huber C., Bartha B. and Schröder P. (2012) Metabolism of diclofenac in plants – hydroxylation is followed by glucose conjugation. J. Hazard.Mater. 243, 250-256 Bartha B., Huber C., Harpaintner R. and Schröder P. (2010). Effects of acetaminophen in Brassica juncea L. Czern.: investigation of uptake, translocation, detoxification, and the induced defense pathways. Environ Sci. Pollut. Res. 17: 1553-1562 Huber C., Bartha B., Harpaintner R. and Schröder P (2009): Metabolism of acetaminophen (paracetamol) in plants-two independent pathways result in the formation of a glutathione and a glucose conjugate. Environ. Sci. Pollut. Res. 16, 206213

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Matteo Papa ITALY University of Brescia Department of Civil Engineering, Architecture, Land, Environment and Mathematics Environmental and Sanitary Engineering Group http://dicata.ing.unibs.it/sanitaria/Eng/ matteo.papa@ing.unibs.it

Research Interests Micropollutants (EDCs) removal Bioassays (estrogenic and mutagenic activity) for wastewater monitoring Environmental impact of treatments Sewage sludge management Wastewater reuse

Key Publications G. Bertanza, M. Papa, R. Pedrazzani, C. Repice, M. Dal Grande (2013). Tertiary ozonation of industrial wastewater for the removal of estrogenic compounds (NP and BPA): a full scale case study. Water Science and Technology 68(3), 567-574. M. Papa, R. Pedrazzani, G. Bertanza (2013). How green are environmental technologies? A new approach for a global evaluation: the case of WWTP effluents ozonation. Water Research 47(11), 3679-3687. G. Bertanza, M. Papa, R. Pedrazzani, C. Repice, G. Mazzoleni, N. Steimberg, D. Feretti, E. Ceretti, I. Zerbini (2013). EDCs, estrogenicity and genotoxicity reduction in a mixed (domestic + textile) secondary effluent by means of ozonation: a full-scale experience. Science of the Total Environment 458–460, 160–168. G. Bertanza, R. Pedrazzani, M. Dal Grande, M. Papa, V. Zambarda, C. Montani, N. Steimberg, G. Mazzoleni, D. Di Lorenzo (2011). Effect of biological and chemical oxidation on the removal of estrogenic compounds (NP and BPA) from wastewater: An integrated assessment procedure. Water Research 45(8), 2473-2484. G. Bertanza, R. Pedrazzani, M. Papa, G. Mazzoleni, N. Steimberg, L. Caimi, C. Montani, D. Di Lorenzo (2010). Removal of BPA and NPnEOs from secondary effluents of municipal WWTPs by means of ozonation. Ozone Science and Engineering 32(3), 204-208.

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Maite Pijuan SPAIN Catalan Institute for Water Research Area of Technologies and Evaluation www.icra.cat mpijuan@icra.cat

Research Interests Greenhouse gas emissions Biological nutrient removal Resource recovery Microbial Ecology Micropollutant removal

Key Publications Rodriguez-Caballero A & Pijuan M. 2013. N2O and NO emissions from a partial nitrification sequencing batch reactor: Exploring dynamics, sources and minimization mechanisms. Water Research 47(9), 3131-3140. Rodriguez-Caballero A, Ribera A, Balcรกzar JL, Pijuan M. 2013. Nitritation versus full nitrification of ammonium-rich wastewater: Comparison in terms of nitrous and nitric oxides emissions. Bioresource Technology 139, 195-202. Pijuan M, Wang Q, Ye L, Yuan Z. 2012. Improving secondary sludge biodegradability using free nitrous acid treatment. Bioresource Technology 116, 92-98. Pijuan M, Ye L, Yuan Z. 2010. Free nitrous acid inhibition on the aerobic metabolism of Poly-phosphate Accumulating Organisms. Water Research 44(20), 6063-6072. Zhou Y, Pijuan M, Zeng R, Yuan Z. 2008. Free nitrous acid (FNA) inhibition on nitrous oxide (N2O) reduction by a denitrifying enhanced biological phosphorus removal sludge. Environmental Science and Technology, 42: 8260-8265.

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Maria Zachariou Dodou CYPRUS Institute of Environment and Sustainable Development Permanent Member Environmental Impact Assessment Committee. Ministry of Agriculture National Resources and Environment zacharioum@gmail.com

Research Interests Integrated water management /Arid regions Wastewaters management, treatment and reuse Guidelines for reuse of treated wastewaters Water tariffs and sewage charges Public acceptance and participation

Key Work Experience in Water and wastewater Integrated management of all Water Resources (surface and underground resources) including management in arid regions, drought mitigation measures, desertification etc. implementation of the Water Framework Directive 2000/60/EE and other Relevant European Legislation, including water pricing ,tariffs ,environmental and social costs, willingness to pay e.t.c Implementation of Urban Wastewater Directive 91/271/EC, and other Relevant European Legislation including implementation of integrated and sustainable wastewater schemes within the rural areas of Cyprus (feasibility studies, Environmental impact studies, assessment of treatment technologies, design of collection networks, pumping stations, treatment plants, operating costs, effluent quality, sewage charges, and reuse schemes, budgets, tender documents, evaluation etc Implementation of reuse schemes of recycling water and sludges for agricultural purposes, taking into consideration, water demands, kind of crops, the willingness to use and pay for recycled water including public acceptance and participation

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Mohamed Tawfic Ahmed EGYPT Suez Canal University Faculty of Agriculture http://scuegypt.edu.eg/en/ motawfic@tedata.net.eg

Research Interest Environmental toxicology Wastewater treatment and re use Environmental monitoring Ecosystem assessment

Key Publications Ahmed, M. 2011. Life Cycle Analysis in Wastewater: A Sustainability Perspective. In: barceló, D. & petrovic, M. (eds.) Waste Water Treatment and Reuse in the Mediterranean Region. Springer Berlin Heidelberg. Kampa, E., Choukr-Allah, R., Ahmed, M. & Furhacker, M. 2011. Constraints of Application of Wastewater Treatment and Reuse in Mediterranean Partner Countries. In: Barceló, D. & Petrovic, M. (eds.) Waste Water Treatment and Reuse in the Mediterranean Region. Springer Berlin Heidelberg. Ahmed, M. 2007. Life Cycle Assessment, a Decision-Making Tool in Wastewater Treatment Facilities. In: Zaidi, M. (ed.) Wastewater Reuse–Risk Assessment, DecisionMaking and Environmental Security. Springer Netherlands. Dewedar, A., Ahmed, M.T. & Bahgat, M.M.M. 1995, "The efficacy of gravel bed hydroponic system in the removal of DDT residues from sewage effluent", Resources, Conservation and Recycling, vol. 14, no. 1, pp. 47-52. Ahmed, M.T., Dewedar, A., Mekki, L. & Diab, A. 1999, "The efficacy of an oxidation pond in mineralizing some industrial waste products with special reference to fluorene degradation: A case study", Waste Management, vol. 19, no. 7-8, pp. 535-540.

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Alexandros Maziotis UNITED KINGDOM University of Manchester Department of Engineering and Physical Sciences School of Mechanical, Aerospace & Civil Engineering alexandros.maziotis@manchester.ac.uk

Research Interests Industrial economics Efficiency analysis Water tariffs and pricing Climate change adaptation

Key Publications Maziotis, A., Saal, D.S., Thanassoulis, E., and Molinos-Senante, M. (2014). Profit, productivity and price performance changes in the water and sewerage industry: an empirical application for England and Wales. Clean Technology and Environmental Policy, DOI 10.1007/s10098-014-0852-2. Molinos-Senante, M., Maziotis, A., and Sala-Garrido, R. (2014).The Luenberger productivity indicator in the water industy: An empirical approach for England and Wales. Utilities Policy, 30: 18-28. Maziotis, A., Saal, D.S., Thanassoulis, E., and Molinos-Senante, M. (2014). Profit change and its drivers in the English and Welsh water industry: is output quality important?. Water Policy. Forthcoming. Bonzanigo, L., Bojovic, D., Maziotis, A., and Giupponi, C. (2014). From exploration of farmers’ autonomous adaptation to the design and evaluation of planned interventions in the Veneto region, Italy. Regional Environmental Change. Forthcoming. Saal, D.S., Arocena, P., Maziotis, A. and Triebs, T. (2013). Scale and scope economies and the efficient vertical and horizontal configuration of the water industry: a survey of the literature. Review of Network Economics, 12 (1): 93-129.

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Andrea Guerrini ITALY University of Verona Department of Management www.dea.univr.it/?ent=persona&id=6320&lang=it andrea.guerrini@univr.it

Research Interests Water utilities performance Regulation method and tariffs Factors affecting water demand

Key Publications Romano G, Salvati N, Guerrini A. 2014. Factors affecting water utility companies' decision to promote the reduction of household water consumption. Water Resources Management 10/2014. Romano G, Salvati N, Guerrini A. 2014. Estimating the determinants of residential water demand in Italy. Water 6:2929-2945. Guerrini A, Romano G. 2014. Water Management in Italy. Governance, Performance and Sustainability. Springer, ISBN: 978-3-319-07817-5. Romano G, Guerrini A. 2014. The effects of ownership, board size and board composition on the performance of Italian water utilities. Utilities Policy 31. Romano G, Salvati N, Martini M, Guerrini A. 2013. Water utilities and the promotion of sustainable water use: an international insight. Environmental engineering and management journal 12(S11):129.

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Ivan Brnardić CROATIA University of Zagreb Faculty of Metallurgy Industrial ecology Lab www.simet.unizg.hr/english brnardic@simet.hr Research Interests Micropollutants removal Materials Composites and nanocomposites

Key Publications Mutavdžić Pavlović D, Nikšić K., Livazović S., Brnardić I., Anžlovar A. (2015). Preparation and application of sulfaguanidine-imprinted polymer on solid-phase extraction of pharmaceuticals from water. Talanta, 131, 99–107. Brnardić I., Huskić M., Umek P., Holjevac-Grgurić T. (2013). Sol-gel functionalization of sodium TiO2 nanotubes and nanoribbons with aminosilane molecule. Ceramics international 39(8), 9459-9464. Brnardić I., Huskić M., Umek P., Fina A., Holjevac-Grgurić T. (2013). Synthesis of silane functionalized sodium titanate nanotubes and their influence on thermal and mechanical properties of epoxy nanocomposite. Physica status solidi. A, Applications and materials science 210(11), 2284-2291. Štrkalj A., Glavaš Z., Brnardić I. (2013). Application of Foundry Waste for Adsorption of Hexavalent Chromium. Chemical and biochemical engeenering quarterly 27(1), 15-19. Mutavdžić D., Brnardić I., Kaštelan-Macan M. (2006). Influence of Suspended Clay Minerals and Humic Matter on the Solid Phase Extraction Efficiency of Selected Pesticides from Water. Journal of Environmental Science and Health, Part B: Pesticides, Food Contaminants, and Agricultural Wastes 41(7), 1085-1101.

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Dragana Mutavdžić Pavlović CROATIA University of Zagreb Faculty of Chemical Engineering and Technology Department of Analytical Chemistry www.fkit.unizg.hr dmutavdz@fkit.hr Research Interests Sample preparation technique for liquid and solid environmental samples Determination of the micropollutants in environmental samples Micropollutants removal Determination of removal micropollutants effectiveness using chromatographic techniques

Key Publications Mutavdžić Pavlović, D., Nikšić, K., Livazović, S., Brnardić, I., Anžlovar, A. (2015). Preparation and application of sulfaguanidine-imprinted polymer on solid-phase extraction of pharmaceuticals from water. Talanta, 131, 99–107. Mutavdžić Pavlović, D., Ćurković, L., Blažek, D., Župan, J. (2014). The sorption of sulfamethazine on soil samples: Isotherms and error analysis, Science of the total environment, 497-498, 543-552. Babić, S., Mutavdžić Pavlović, D. (2013). Analysis of PhACs in solid environmental samples (soil, sediment, sludge) u: Analysis, Removal, Effects and Risk of Pharmaceuticals in the Water Cycle: Occurrence and Transformation in the Environment (eds. Petrovic, M., Perez S., Barcelo D.), Elsevier, str.129-169. Dražević, E., Košutić, K., Dananić, V., Mutavdžić Pavlović, D. (2013). Coating Layer Effect

on Performance of Thin Film Nanofiltration Membrane in Removal of Organic Solutes, Separation and purification technology, 118, 530-539. Babić, S., Mutavdžić Pavlović, D., Ašperger, D., Periša, M., Zrnčić, M., Horvat, A.J.M., Kaštelan-Macan, M. (2010). Determination of multi-class pharmaceuticals in

wastewater by liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry (LCMS-MS), Analytical and Bioanalytical chemistry, 398, 1185-1194. Conceiving Wastewater Treatment in 2020. Energetic, environmental and economic challenges


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Brindusa Mihaela M. Robu (Sluser) ROMANIA ”Gheorghe Asachi” Technical University of Iasi Department of Environmental Engineering and Management Environmental Assessments Lab www.ch.tuiasi.ro brobu@ch.tuiasi.ro Research Interests Environmental Impact Assessment Sustainability Indicators Water resources management Public awareness

Key Publications Brindusa Robu, Oana Jitar, Carmen Teodosiu, Stefan-Adrian Strungaru, Mircea Nicoara, Gabriel Plavan. Environmental impact and risk assessment of the main pollution sources from the Romanian Black Sea Coast. Environmental Engineering and Management Journal, (2015), 14(2), 331-340. Anett Utasi, Viktor Sebestyen, József Nemeth, Tatiana Yuzhakova, Laszlo Diossy, Endre Domokos, Brindusa Robu, Akos Redey, Istvan Raduly, Lenke Raduly. Advanced quantitative environmental impact assessment: quantitative method for red mud disposal facilities. Environmental Engineering and Management Journal, (2014), 13(9), 2295-2300. Teodosiu Carmen, Robu Brindusa, Cojocariu Claudia, Bârjoveanu George, (2014). Environmental Impact and Risk Quantification Based on Selected Water Quality Indicators. Natural Hazards, DOI: 10.1007/s11069-013-0637-7 . Lucrina Stefanescu, Brindusa Mihaela Robu, Alexandru Ozunu, (2013), Integrated approach of environmental impact and risk assessment of Rosia Montana mining area, Romania. Journal Environmental Science and Pollution Ressearch, DOI 10.1007/s11356-013-1528x.

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Gumersindo Feijoo SPAIN University of Santiago de Compostela Department of Chemical Engineering Group of Environmental Engineering and Bioprocess www.usc.es/biogrup gumersindo.feijoo@usc.es Research Interests Life cycle assessment Carbon footprint Eco-efficiency Greenhouse gas production Micropollutants removal

Key Publications Arca-Ramos, A., Eibes, G., Feijoo, G., Lema, J.M., Moreira, M.T. (2015). Potentiality of a ceramic membrane reactor for the laccase-catalyzed removal of bisphenol A from secondary effluents. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology 99, 9299-9308 Lorenzo-Toja, Y., Vázquez-Rowe, I., Chenel, S., Marín-Navarro, D., Moreira, M.T., Feijoo, G. (2015). Eco-efficiency analysis of Spanish WWTP. The use of the LCA+DEA method. Water Research 68, 651-666 Alfonsin, C., Hospido, A., Omil. F., Moreira, M.T., Feijoo G. (2014). PPCPs in wastewater – Update and calculation of characterization factors for their inclusion in LCA studies Journal of Cleaner Production 8, 245-255 Lloret, L., Eibes, G., Moreira, M.T., Feijoo, G., Lema, J.M. (2013). Removal of estrogenic compounds from filtered secondary wastewater efluent in a continuous enzymatic membrane reactor. Identification of biotransformation products. Environmental Science and Tecnology 47(9), 4536-4543 Rodríguez-García, G., Hospido, A., Bagley, D.M., Moreira, M.T., Feijoo, G. (2012). A methdology to estimate greenhouse gases e missions in life cycle inventories associated to wastewater treatment. Environmental Impact Assessment Review 37, 37-46

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WG3: Environmental and Economic Impact Task Force List JTF 1 (WG1 and WG3). Micropollutants Leader: Peter Schröder Vice leader: (to be defined from WG1) Members: Alette Langenhoff, Marta Carballa, Biljana Skrbic, Zisan Emre Jolanta Dvarionienė, Lluís Corominas, Carmen Teodosiou, Adrian Oehmen (J1.1), Konstantinos P. Tsagarakis (J1.3) TF 3.1: Social perceptions Leader: Christos Anastasiou Members: Ed Smeets, Francesc Hernandes, Maria Molinos, Antonio Martins, Jolanta Dvarionienė TF 3.2. Submit a research proposal on Differences in approaches over wastewater treatment for countries under economic crises Leader: Francesc Hernandes Members: Konstantinos Tsagarakis, Ed Smeets, Francesc Hernandes, Maria Molinos, Jolanta Dvarionienė, Christos Anastasiou, Carmen Teodosiu, Antonio Martins, IWA SG on Economics and Statistics TF 3.3. Interact with WG1 on economics of efficient technologies and WG2 on the topic economic viability of resource recovery Leader: Maria Molinos Members: Konstantinos Tsagarakis, Ed Smeets, Francesc Hernandes, Christos Anastasiou TF 3.4. Environmental assessment Leader: Christian Remy Members: Jolanta Dvarioniene, Henrik Fred Larsen, Carmen Teodosiu, Maria Teresa Moreira, Lluís Corominas, Yiannis Nikolaou, Almudena Hospido, George Barjoveanu, , Lluis Corominas, Matteo Papa.

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WG3: Environmental and Economic Impact TF 3.5.: Greenhouse Gas and Odour Emission Leader: Adrian Oehmen Members: Raul Munoz, Lluis Corominas, Maria Teresa Moreira, Konstantinos Tsagarakis, Peter Schrรถder, Almudena Hospido TF 3.6.: Submit a research proposal on Sustainability assessment of existing and upcoming treatment systems for road water Leader: Henrik Fred Larsen Members: Konstantinos Tsagarakis, Katerina Stamatelatou (WG4), Jolanta Dvarioniene, Christian Remy, Christos Anastasiou, Alette Langenhoff, Brigitte Helmreich

Figure 1. First WG meeting in Alexandroupolis, Greece

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Figure 2. Second WG meeting in Garmisch Partenkirchen, Germany

Figure 3. Third WG meeting in Verona, Italy

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Figure 4. Forth WG meeting in Istanbul, Turkey

Figure 5. Fifth WG meeting in Paris (Le Pecq), France

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Figure 6. Sixth WG meeting in Catania, Italy

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