Improving the Quality of Surface Water in Europe

Date: 11th October 2016

Location: Manchester

This workshop has been developed

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Speaker include:

  • Adela Maghear, HCWH Europe, Belgium
  • Nick Cartwright, Environment Agency, UK
  • Jennifer Hughes, Thames Water Utilities, UK
  • Debbie White, British Geological Survey (BGS), UK
  • Angel Encinas-Bogeat, FCC Aqualia, Spain 
  • Mike Dempsey, Advanced Bioprocess Development Ltd, UK
  • Philippe Sauvignet, Veolia, UK
  • Kees Roest, KWR Water cycle Research Institute, Netherlands 
  • Pascal Marlin, Veolia, UK
  • Jens Scheideler, Xylem Services GmbH, Germany 

This EU funded workshop is free to attend - but places are limited.  If you would like to register please email 

Ecopharma is a €1m research project and unique partnership of six organisations funded by the EU commission which aims to improve the quality of surface waters across Europe and meet new EU legislation standards. It aims to help detect chemical pollutants that pose a potential risk to human and marine health, in particular it aims to help detect contaminants in water, such as pharmaceutical products and herbicides.

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