AMWAJ 2018

Wastewater treatment plant, Baix del Llobregat, Barcelona

REVOLVE in partnership with the Generalitat de Catalunya, organised a field trip to the wastewater treatment plant, Baix de Llobregat – one of the largest purification plants in Europe. Over 30 journalists and researchers learned about the industry and process and providing clean water to Barcelona as an example of positive water management.

The visit enabled participants to see the water treatment system and to understand the different phases of the water purification process:primary treatment to remove solid material, secondary treatment to digest dissolved and suspended organic material as well as the nutrients nitrogen and phosphorus and tertiary treatment.