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FP7 Funding for Water, Waste & Wastewater: Participation of SME Business

FP7 attaches great importance to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). The aim for FP7 is to allocate at least an indicative 15% of the total EU funding of roughly €50 billion for 2007–13 to SMEs. SMEs have a role in a range of environmental research topics including water recovery/recycling, water and wastewater treatment, waste management...

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BlueWater – GreenWater – GreyWater – BlackWater

Also known as MainsWater, Rainwater, Greywater and Wastewater. Sustainable options are available for business and commercial premises to minimize their Water Footprint (and cost) and comply with legal requirements  without compromising on their production or process requirements. Reduce – Recover – Recyle ECOS helps all types of businesses to address their requirements in a sustainable...

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Water Shortages and Water Charges: Water – Rainwater – Greywater – Wastewater

Water Shortages and Water Charges: in summary there is not enough water and we must pay for what we use. ECOS helps all types of businesses to address their requirements in a sustainable manner, both economically and environmentally, by providing Expert environmental knowledge Independent advice Proactive solutions Reduce – Reuse – Recyle Water – Rainwater – Greywater...

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Water Reuse – Greywater Systems – Guidelines and Standards

The reuse of greywater and rainwater gains in importance due to high prices for public supplies of water. For greywater systems to become accepted, it is important to ensure good water quality and to minimize the potential risks associated with reusing the water. Testing of greywater systems can be carried out to the following existing...

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Rainwater Harvesting – How does it work?

There are many different rainwater harvesting systems on the market in Ireland. The basic principles of operation are as follows: Rainwater is collected from the roof drainage system, the debris is filtered out and the water is stored in a tank. Water is supplied on demand from the storage tank by a submersible pump through...

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Harvested Rainwater: Uses, Benefits and food for thought

Harvested Rainwater can be used for many activities where potable water quality is not essential. In Ireland for a domestic water user, the design figure for the amount of water used by any one person is 150 litres per day. For the majority of households this is potable/mains water much of which is not used...

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