An Integrated Project Funded by the European Commission under the Sustainable Development, Global Change and Ecosystems Thematic Priority Area.
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Contract Number: 018320
Project Cordinator: Dr. Theo van den Hoven KIWA Water Research
Project Duration: 1st January 2006 to 31st December 2010

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Public Deliverables

Deliverable

Title

Thesis A.1

Rejection of organic micropollutants by high pressure membranes (NF/RO)

D 1.1.1

Trend Report
Report on trends in South Africa / Sub-Sahara Africa
Matrix of Factors

D 1.1.2

Trend Report
Report on trends in Water stressed regions

D 1.1.3

Trend Report
Report on trends in Eastern European countries (Example of the Baltic states)

D 1.1.4

Trend Report
Report on trends in Southern European countries (case of Portugal)

D 1.1.5b

Trend Report
Report on trends in Central Europe (Germany / Switzerland)

D 1.1.6a

Spain, a TECHNEAU case study - phase I
Climate Change

D 1.1.6b

Spain, a TECHNEAU case study - phase II
Climate Change

D 1.1.6c

Long term effects of climate change on Europe's water resources
Case study Romania

D 1.1.7

Global trends affecting the water cycle
Winds of change in the water world

D 1.1.9

Trend Report
Report on trends regarding future risks
Executive sumary

D 1.1.11

Organisation and Financing Models of the Drinking Water Sector
Review of available Information on Trends and Changes
Executive summary

D 1.1.12

Report on Consumer Trends
Cross-cutting issues across Europe

D 1.1.13

Existing Foresight Studies
A literature review

D 1.1.14

Trend Report
The Netherlands

D 1.2.1

Adaptive Strategies
Integrated Approach and Flexibility under recognition of Local Conditions

D 1.3.1

Case Study Report Sub-Saharan Africa
Final report on assessing validity of adaptive strategies for Sub-Sahara Africa

D 1.3.2

Case Study Report Baltic States
Report on development of adaptive strategies for in the Baltic States: an example of Latvia

D 1.3.3

Case Study Report Brabant Water
A report on case flexibility enhancing adaptations

D 1.3.4

Case Study Report Cyprus
Flexibility in coping with water stress and integration of different measures

D 1.3.5

Case Study Report Barcelona
Strategies for addressing water shortages

D 1.3.6

Report on integration in WA7
Report on integration of adaptive strategies in WA7

D 2.1.2

State of the art report on RO desalination
Desalination 216 (2007) 1-76, www.desline.com

D 2.1.2b

New prototype pre-filter for seawater RO
Protocol for bench-scale testing

D 2.1.3-6

Pre-filtration for SWRO-membranes
Comparison of cartridge filters and a novel pre-filter design

D 2.2.1

Fundamental process design principles for the OBM, including cost assessment

D 2.2.2

Report on assessment of the process performance including assessment of the OBM process as a barrier
Executive Summary

D 2.2.3

Comparison of polymeric and ceramic membrane filtration for particles removal in the OBM
Executive Summary

D 2.2.4

Comparison of different oxidation processes for the OBM
Executive Summary

D 2.3.1.1

Verliefde et al. (2006). A Semi-Quantitative Method for Prediction of the Rejection of Uncharged Organic Micropollutants with Nanofiltration, Water Practice & Technology 1(4): doi10.2166/wpt.2006.084,
http://www.iwaponline.com/wpt/001/wpt0010084.htm

D 2.3.1.2

Cornelissen et al., A nanofiltration retention model for trace contaminants in drinking water sources, Desalination 2005, www.desline.com

D 2.3.1.3

Verliefde et al. (2007). Influence of electrostatic interactions on the rejection with NF and assessment of the removal efficiency during NF/GAC treatment of pharmeuctically active compounds from surface water. Water Research, 41 (15), p.3227-3240, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.watres.2007.05.022

D2.3.1.4

Hybrid models for predicting rejection of micropollutants by NF and RO membranes

D 2.3.2

Coagulation Pre-Treatment for Microfiltration with Ceramic Membranes

D 2.3.2.1

Ceramic micro filtration as the first treatment step in surface water treatment

D 2.3.2.2

Interim Report
Removal of particulate matter by ceramic membranes during surface water treatment
Executive summary

D 2.3.2.3

Super ground PAC in combination with Ceramic Micro-filtration
Executive summary

D 2.3.2.3b

Super ground PAC in combination with Ceramic Microfiltration II Techneau
Executive summary

D 2.3.2.4

Comparison of ceramic and polymeric membrane permeability and fouling by surface water Executive Summary

D 2.3.2.6

Combination of Fenton oxidation process and ceramic nanofiltration
Efficiency during groundwater treatment in Waalwijk plant
Executive summary

D 2.3.2.7

Removal of phages and nanoparticles by ceramic membranes
Executive summary

D 2.3.2.8

Optimization of coagulation for submerged ceramic microfiltration
Executive Summary

D 2.3.2.9

Effect of water type and pretreatment on fouling and performance of an Al2O3 microfiltration membrane
Executive Summary

D 2.3.3.1

Treatment of trace organics in membrane concentrate

D 2.3.3.5a

Ceramic membranes
Case related protocol for optimal operational conditions to treat filter backwash water
Executive summary

D 2.3.3.5b

Ceramic membrane applications for spent filter backwash water treatment
Executive summary

D 2.4.1.1

UV disinfection and UV/H2O2 oxidation: by-product formation and control
Executive summary

D 2.4.1.2b

Degradation of priority compounds by UV and UV-oxidation
Advanced oxidation processes

D 2.4.1.2/3

Fenton process for Contaminant Control
Investigation of OH radical formation with two water types
Executive summary

D 2.4.1.5

Assessment of the UV/TiO2 oxidation process
Executive summary

D 2.4.1.6

Effect of UV/TiO2 in combination with different oxidants on NOM removal
Executive summary

D 2.4.1.7

Performance of the UV/TiO2 photocatalytic oxidation process for micro-pollutants removal in drinking water
Executive summary

D 2.4.2.1

Reactions of chlorine with inorganic and organic compounds during water treatment - Kinetics and mechanisms: A critical review

D 2.4.2.3

Side by side comparison of ozonation and advanced oxidation processes in various waters and assessment of oxidation efficiency
Executive summary

D 2.4.2.5

Modeling Micropollutant Removal by Ozonation and Chlorination in Potable Water Treatment
Experimental Report

D 2.4.2.6

Modelling of micropollutant removal by ozonation and chlorination in potable water treatment
Bibliographic Report
Executive summary

D 2.4.2.7

Critical review of literature for rate constants for reaction of chemical oxidants with inorganic and organic pollutants

D 2.4.2.8/9

Modelling ozonation processes for disinfection by-product control in potable Water Treatment
Final Report

D 2.5.3

International Market Survey on Membrane-Based Products for Decentralised Water Supply
Executive summary

D 2.5.4

Decentralised Water Supply and Membrane Processes
Workshop

D 2.5.5

Preparation of the Demonstration Study of Compact Units for Decentralised Supply

D 2.5.9

Scaled-up trials with a gravitydriven ultrafiltration unit in France

D 2.5.11

Decentralised Water Supply: International Networks and Techneau Activities
Workshop - Short abstract

D 2.5.12

Scaled-up trials with gravity-driven ultrafiltration unit in South Africa

D 2.5.13

Development of UV-LED Disinfection

D 3.1.1/2

Monitoring drinking water
Selection of key parameters
Executive summary

D 3.1.3

Monitoring and control of drinking water quality
Inventory and evaluation of monitoring technologies for key-parameters
Executive summary

D 3.1.4

Concepts for Data Evaluation
Executive summary

D 3.2.1

UV-Vis monitoring station for calculating “integrated parameters”
Executive summary

D 3.2.4

A method for the concentration of microbes in large volumes of water
Executive summary

D 3.2.5

Interim SOP for HPLC based analysis of new algal toxins (dissolved state) in natural waters
Executive summary

D 3.2.6

Final SOP for HPLC based analysis of cell bound and dissolved nodularin in natural waters
Executive summary

D 3.2.7

Redesigned monitoring station based on UV/Vis spectrometry
Executive summary

D 3.2.9

Final SOP for HPLC based analysis of Saxitoxins (cell bound and dissolved state) in natural waters
Executive summary

D 3.2.10

Final SOP for HPLC based analysis of amino-acid-like algal toxins (cell bound and dissolved state) in natural waters
Executive summary

D 3.2.11

Concentration method using Hemoflow ultrafiltration
Executive summary

D 3.3.1

A flow cytometric method for AOC determination
Executive summary

D 3.3.2

Feasibility-report of a quantitative method for rapid assessment of microbial population composition in drinking water using flowcytometry combined with FISH
Executive summary

D 3.3.4

Developement of a toolbox for identifying and quantifying membrane biofouling in drinking water treatment
Executive summary

D 3.3.5

Assessing the feasibility of total virus detection with flow cytometry in drinking water
Executive summary

D 3.3.7

A protocol for the determination of total cell concentration of natural microbial communities in drinking water with FCM
Executive summary

D 3.3.8

Cultivation-independent assessment of viability with flow cytometry
Executive summary
TKI Categorisation

D 3.3.9

A Report on the Growth of Pathogenic Bacteria on Natural Assimilable Organic Carbon

D 3.3.10

A comparison of AOC methods used by the different TECHNEAU partners
Executive summary

D 3.3.12

Development of a toolbox for identifying and quantifying membrane biofouling in drinking water treatment
Executive summary

D 3.3.13

Bjørkøy A. and Fiksdal L. (2009): Characterization of biofouling on hollow fiber membranes using confocal laser scanning microcscopy and image analysis
Desalination, 245 (1-3), p 474-484. Please refer to: Sciencedirect.com or contact the author: liv.fiksdal@ntnu.no

D 3.3.14

A report on a bio-assay to estimate the growth potential of pathogenic bacteria in drinking water
Executive summary

D 3.4.6

Odour and Flavour tests: Human panel and electronic testing compared
Executive summary

D 3.4.12

Monitoring of Toxins in Drinking Water by the ToxProtect64 fish monitor
Executive summary

D 3.4.15

Validation of the FISH-based detection and quantification of E.coli and coliform bacteria in water samples
Executive summary

D 3.4.17

Report on automated quantification of FISH-labelled bacteria
Executive summary
TKI Categorisation

D 3.5.1

Development of FISH methods for detection of pathogens in biofilm

D 3.5.2

UV-Vis monitoring station for calculating “integrated parameters”

D 3.5.3

Detection of number and viability of E.coli and A. hydrophila with FISH technique
Executive summary

D 3.5.4

Integrated UV-Vis parameters for distribution network monitoring
Executive summary

D 3.5.5

Portable Monitoring Station
Executive summary

D 3.5.6

Redesigned Monitoring station and central station for monitoring of integrated UV-Vis parameters
Executive summary

D 3.5.7

Comparison of the two FISH-based methods DVC-FISH and ScanVIT-Ecoli for the analysis and quantification of E. coli in different water and biofilm samples
Executive summary

D 3.6.3.4

Monitoring of Toxins in Drinking Water Quality by the ToxProtect64 Fish Monitor
Training Material for End Users
Executive summary
Video

D 3.6.5.1

A comparison between AOC, FCMTCC and conventional drinking water parameters
Executive summary

D 3.6.5.2

The application of flow cytrometric based monitoring technologies on fullscale treatment and distribution systems
Executive summary

D 3.6.8.1

Survival of E. coli in drinking water biofilm: the application of FISH technique
Executive summary

D 3.6.8.2

Fate of E. coli in biofilm of water treatment plant and distribution networks: the application of FISH technique
Executive summary

D 3.6.8.3

Applicability of biofilm sampling for detection of pathogens in drinking water distribution networks
Executive summary

D 3.6.8.5

Rapid and specific quantification of indicator bacteria in biofilms and water concentrates
Executive summary

D 3.6.10

An overview of the microbial methods developed and tested in WA3
TKI Categorisation
Executive summary

D 3.6.10.1

An overview of the microbial methods developed and tested in WA3

D 4.1.3
D 4.2.1/2/3

Generic Framework and Methods for Integrated Risk Management in Water Safety Plans
Executive summary

D 4.1.4

Identification and description of hazards for water supply systems
Executive summary

D 4.1.5a

Risk assessment case study
Göteborg, Sweden

Executive summary

D 4.1.5b

Risk assessment case study
Bergen, Norway

Executive summary

D 4.1.5c

Risk assessment case study
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Executive summary

D 4.1.5d

Risk assessment case study
Freiburg-Ebnet

Executive summary

D 4.1.5e

Risk assessment case study
Březnice, Czech Republic

Executive summary

D 4.1.5f

Risk assessment case study
Upper Mnyameni, South Africa

Executive summary

D 4.1.5g

Risk assessment case studies
Summary Report

Executive summary

D 4.2.4

Methods for risk analysis of drinking water systems from source to tap
Guidance report on Risk Analysis

Executive summary

D 4.2.5

Risk evaluation and decision support for drinking water systems
Report
and Executive summary

D 4.3.3

Technical efficiency of existing risk reduction options in surface water systems

D 4.3.4

Technical efficiency of existing risk reduction options in groundwater systems
With special consideration to the risk of contamination with nitrates from agriculture

D 4.3.5.

Technical efficiency of some existing risk reduction options in treatment systems

D 4.3.6

Technical efficiency of existing risk reduction options for distribution of drinking water Reservoirs, pumping stations, distribution networks and internal piping

D 4.4.1

Decision support for risk management in drinking water supply:
Overview and Framework
Report
and Executive Summary

D 4.4.2

Risk evaluation and decision support for drinking water systems
Report
and Executive summary

D 5.1.2

Framework for Operational Cost Benefit Analysis in Water Supply
Executive summary

D 5.2.1

Results of background work and data integration of MAR systems for an Integrated Water Resources Management
Executive summary

D 5.2.2

Preliminary report on data of all inorganic substances and physicochemical parameters listed in the Indian and German Drinking Water Standards from surface water and groundwater at the 3 (+1) field sites

D 5.2.3

Analysis of the vulnerability of bank filtration systems to climate change by comparing their effectiveness under varying environmental conditions
Executive summary

D 5.2.4

Feasibility Study on Post-treatment Options after Riverbank Filtration in Delhi: Minimum Requirements
Executive summary

D 5.2.5

Bank Filtration Simulator - Manual
Executive summary

D 5.2.6

Occurrence and fate of microbial pathogens and organic trace compounds at riverbank filtration sites in Delhi, India
Executive summary

D 5.2.8

Investigation of RBF potential in developing and newly industrializing countries: Lessons learnt from the Delhi case studies
Executive summary

D 5.2.9

Relevance and opportunities of bank filtration to provide safe water for developing and newly industrialised countries

D 5.2.12

State-of-the-art of well field optimization modelling

D 5.2.13

Application of a data driven approach for well field modelling

D 5.3.1a

Water treatment by enhanced coagulation
Operational status and optimization issues
Summary

D 5.3.1b

Ozonation and biofiltration in water treatment
Operational status and optimization issues
Executive summary

D 5.3.2

Water Treatment By Enhanced Coaguation And Ozonation-Biofiltration
Intermediate report on operation optimization procedures and trials
Executive summary

D 5.3.2a

Water Treatment By Enhanced Coaguation And Ozonation-Biofiltration
Intermediate report on operation optimization procedures and trials
Executive summary

D 5.3.4a

Ultrafiltration with pre-coagulation in drinking water production
Literature review & summary

D 5.3.4b

Nanofiltration in drinking water treatment
Literature review & summary

D 5.3.5a

Ultrafiltration with pre-coagulation in drinking water production
Survey on operational strategies
Executive summary

D 5.3.5b

Nanofiltration for removal of humic substances
Survey on operational strategies
Executive summary

D 5.3.6a

Ultra- and Nanofiltration in Water Treatment
Workshop on "Operational experience and research results"

D 5.3.6b

Nanofiltration as a treatment barrier against pathogens
Executive summary

D 5.3.7a

Input for process simulator
Executive summary

D 5.3.8

Impact of chlorination on the formation of odour compounds and their precursors in treatment of drinking water
Executive summary

D.5.3.9

Aristot, odorous compounds enrichment tool at consumer's tap -
validation and setting up

D 5.3.10

Backwash Characteristics of Granular Activated Carbons (GAC) from Asia
Executive summary

D 5.3.11

Application of the "Tastes and Odors" Investigation Tools at Maisons-Lafitte -
A T&O case study

D 5.4.1

Models for Drinking Water Treatment
Review State-of-the-Art
Workshop summary "Developments in Water Treatment Modelling” (D 5.4.1a)

D 5.4.1a

International Workshop on treatment simulators
Review

D 5.4.2

Models for Drinking Water Treatment
Methodology for Integration

D 5.4.3

Conceptual design modelling framework
Executive summary

D 5.4.4

TECHNEAU Water Treatment Simulator:
Modelling Framework (Version 1.0)

Executive summary

D 5.4.7/8

TECHNEAU Water Treatment Simulator:
Modelling Framework (Version 3.0)

D 5.5.1/2

Particles in relation to water quality deterioration and problems in the network
Executive summary

D 5.5.3

Data base on the formation of sediment in drinking water distribution systems
Executive summary

D 5.5.4

Methodology of Modeling Bacterial Growth in Drinking Water Systems
Executive summary

D 5.5.5

Review and Selection of Monitoring Parameters and Methods

D 5.6.1/2

Report on operational methods and maintenance schemes
Applied in praxis and compared to best practice
Executive summary

D 5.5.4

Methodology of Modeling Bacterial Growth in Drinking Water Systems
Executive summary

D 5.5.9

Modeling planktonic and biofilm growth of a monoculture (P. fluorescens) in drinking water
Executive summary

D 5.5.15

Influence of water velocity and nom composition on corrosion of iron pipes

D.5.5.18

Organic carbon utilised by bacteria during growth at low nutrient concentrations
Report
and Executive summary

D 5.6.7

Water quality-driven operation and maintenance of drinking water networks
Best management practice

D 6.1.1

Assessing consumer trust & confidence
Methods appropriate for the Water Utilities
Executive summary

D 6.1.2

Consumer Trust and Confidence
An Overview
Executive Summary

D 6.1.6

Final Report
Stakeholder Interviews

D 6.1.8./2.8

Consumer surveys in the Netherlands, Lilla Edit, Cyprus and Barcelona
Report
and Executive summary

D 6.2.1

Consumer Preferences
An Overview
Executive summary

D 6.2.2

Assessing consumer preferences for drinking water services
An Overview
Executive summary

D 6.2.6

Final Report
Stakeholder Interviews

D 6.3.1/2.

Effective Risk Communication: A guide to Best Practice
Report
and Executive summary

D 6.4.1

Consumer Relationships Workshops
Report
and Executive Summary

D 7.1.12

TECHNEAU Knowledge Integrator - User Guidance Document

D 7.3.3

CASE STUDY 1
Windhoek, multi-barrier approach to the reclamation of wastewater to produce drinking water

D 7.4.1

CASE STUDY 2
Report on the characterization of the Lisbon drinking water distribution network

D 7.5.1

CASE STUDY 3
Report of the end-user workshop with Riga Water

D 7.5.3

Risk Assessment of Riga Water Supply

D 7.5.4

Risk reduction in the Riga water supply by application of modeling tools, pathogen control and turbidity reduction

D 7.5.5

Final Report of the Riga Case Study

D 7.5.6

Cost benefit analysis of water quality improvement in Riga water distribution

D 7.5.7

Consumer Issues in Riga
A Case Study
Executive Summary

D 7.9.2

Design and applicability of the OBM process for New Delhi
Executive Summary

D 7.9.5

Endocrine disruptors and algal toxins during Riverbank Filtration passage in northern India
Executive Summary

D 8.1.1

Scan of promising technologies in the SME network