25 - 30 JULY 2004

The Waterharmonica

a logical natural chain between well treated wastewater and a "healthy and usable" surfacewater

Programme afternoon July 29th, room 417:  download

a pdf file of the extended programme of the session with the abstracts: download

Article on the website of IEES: download

Chairman Waterharmonica session:

Ruud Kampf, Waterboard Hollands Noorderkwartier, Purmerend, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands 

now: Rekel/water, Schermerhorn,

1.  Opening of the Waterharmonica session download sheets Lydia Snuif-Verwey, Member of the executive body of the Waterboard Hollands Noorderkwartier, Purmerend, The Netherlands
2. Introduction to the Waterharmonica download sheets Theo Claassen, Wetterskip Fryslan, Leeuwarden, The Netherlands
3. Description of the Stowa project the Waterharmonica, Dutch (=western situation) download sheets Ton Schomaker, Royal Haskoning, Den Bosch, The Netherlands
4. Results from Dutch practice (learning process, policy making, bloopers) download sheets Rob van den Boomen, Witteveen + Bos, Deventer, The Netherlands
5. Multiple benefits of the environmental reuse project at the Aiguamolls de l'Emporda Nature Reserve (Costa Brava, Girona, Spain). download sheets Lluis Sala, Consorci de la Costa Brava, Girona, Spain
6. Effluent polishing in constructed wetlands in the United States download sheets Gearhart Bob Gearhart, Humboldt State University, Arcata, United States
Due to problems on the San Fransico airport Bob Gearhart was not able to attend the conference download sheets Kampf short presentation by Ruud Kampf
7. Some innovative reuse processes (Greenhouse, Baobabs) download sheets Andreas Graber, University of Applied Sciences, Wädenswil, Switzerland
8. Waterharmonica in the "developing world" download sheets

Adriaan Mels (LeAf, Wageningen University, The Netherlands, in cooperation with NOVIB/Oxfam en SIMAVI) 

9. Could the Waterharmonica play its role in the developing world?, a review of practical experiences, successful and less successful experiences download sheets B. B. Jana, University of Kalyani, India
10.  Summary, synthesis, discussion download sheets Karin Tonderski-Sundblad, University of Linköping, Sweden

On July 23 professor Jana gave two very interesting presentations on water in India in Edam: link

On Wednesday July 28 an excursion to the island of Texel has been held: link

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Stowa Hollands Noorderkwartier Frysln Royal Haskoning LeAF

Support Sponsorship:

Dutch Foundation for Applied Water Research Stowa , Waterboard Hollands Noorderkwartier, Purmerend, Wetterskip Fryslan, Leeuwarden, Royal Haskoning, Den Bosch and Lettinga Associaties Foundation (LeAF), Wageningen