Presentación del Proyecto Calypsol

Tecnologías avanzadas e híbridas para eliminación de contaminantes, microcontaminantes, reúso y revalorización en diferentes aguas residuales, incluyendo enfoques tecno-económicos. (CalypSol)

WP1. Application of reductive processes for wastewater decontamination.

Objective 1.1. Explore zero valent iron (ZVI) reductive properties for wastewater decontamination. Combination with solar AOPs after reduction of strongly deactivating functional groups present in organic compounds (UPV-PSA)

Objective 1.2. Study the reductive path of heterogeneous photocatalytic processes for a simultaneous potential use of hydrogen gas production and the possible generation of biocompatible substances (PSA-URJC)

Objective 1.3. To explore the possible simultaneous process of hydrogen production and microbiological disinfection of the treated aqueous matrix. (PSA-URJC)

WP2. Technologies based on solar and novel Oxidation Processes for urban wastewater purification: simultaneous removal of CECS, Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria (ARB) and AR Gene (ARG).

Objective 2.1 Assessment of UV-C and solar process based on free chlorine, peracetic acid (PAA), H2O2, and sulfate radicals. Comparative study (PSA-URJC).

Objective 2.2 Assessment of photoelectrocatalytic process based on supported TiO2 by active carbon. Design and testing of tri-dimensional electrochemical reactor. (URJC)

Objective 2.3 Assessment of ozonation process (O3, O3/H2O2) (PSA).

WP3. Application of photocatalytic processes for industrial wastewater decontamination

Objective 3.1 Development of materials with high photocatalytic performance under solar radiation (ZVI and pristine, doped and composites of titania, and graphitic g-C3N4) (URJC).

Objective 3.2 Assessment of the photocatalytic performance of the synthesized materials for target compounds oxidation at lab and pilot scale. Comparison of slurry and immobilized configurations and assays of biotoxicity (URJC and UPV)

Objective 3.3 Study of Fenton processes at circumneutral pH conditions with ZVI and iron compounds for target compounds oxidation at lab and pilot scale. (UPV, URJC and PSA)

Objective 3.4 Solar Treatment of pollutants present in industrial wastewater whose treatment by AOP has been scarcely studied (preservatives and nanoparticulate compounds). Detoxification study (UPV)

WP4. Hybrid advanced technologies for wastes remediation, reusing and revalorization (3Rs)

Objective 4.1 Assessment of chelating agents from natural wastewater and isolated from solid wastes (HLS) to enable photo-Fenton-like reactions at neutral pH (PSA-UPV)

Objective 4.2. Development of a novel approach for soil washing using the surfactant properties of HLS (UPV)

Objective 4.3 Evaluation of hydrothermal oxidation process (HTOP) efficiency combined with solar concentrating systems for the remediation of industrial wastes (PSA)

Objective 4.4 Resource recovery by combination/integration of advanced oxidation technologies and separation processes (such as Membrane Distillation, NF, UF, etc.) (PSA-UPV-URJC)

WP5. Assessment of BAT for disinfection and abatement of CECs using solar energy to be used in Southern EU compared with BAT available in Northern EU

Objective 5.1 Photo-Fenton disinfection and treatment of CECs at circumneutral pH of different urban wastewater at pilot scale using different solar photoreactors (PSA).

Objective 5.2 UV/H2O2 and UV/Cl2 disinfection and treatment of CECs of different urban wastewater at lab and pilot scale (PSA-URJC).

Objective 5.3 Technical and economical assessment of the treatments and selection of the BAT to be compared with BAT available in Northern EU. (PSA-URJC).

 WP6. Coordination and horizontal tasks. (UPV, PSA and URJC)

  • Project coordination. Assignation and distribution of specific tasks.
  • Dissemination program and enhancement of scientific culture on sustainable management of wastewaters and water resources
  • Training plan