Last Saturday, Calagua Research group from the University of Valencia, showed LIFE+ PHORWater project to families and schoolchildren at Expociencia 2016, with over 4.000 visitors. The objective of Expociencia is sharing scientist and researchers knowledge to general public during a enjoyable morning.
PHORWater project, framed within de LIFE+ Programme with the financial contribution of the European Commission, is being coordinated by Depuración de Aguas del Mediterráneo with University of Valencia and University Claude Bernard Lyon 1 as partners.
The project is aimed to offer an innovative solution for phosphorus recovery from wastewater treatment plants as struvite, a valuable fertilizer. During the open houses session, general public was able to observe the wastewater treatment process and the obtained struvite by microscopy, offering kids the opportunity to apply it at plants.