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WP 1.1 related news

Work Package 1.1: Demonstration of the the long-term viability and sustained use of the Freshkeeper.

DBT publishes Step-by-step guide to stakeholder involvement

Drawing on lessons learnt from stakeholder workshops held at the four replication sites in Denmark, The Netherlads, Greece and Mexico, DBT has published a step-by-step guide to stakeholder engagement to support pilot projects, decision making and implementation in relation to Subsurface Water Solutions.

Drought in the southwest of The Netherlands: subsurface water solutions into action

Following a dry winter season, there was limited rainfall during this year's spring as well. Current subsurface water solution were therefore heavily tested...

18 months SUBSOL, intermediate evaluation of project results

The Consortium Partners have marked the first 18 months of SUBSOL during their Project Steering Board meeting in Copenhagen on 6 and 7 April.

Validated regional scale groundwater model Noardburgum

Scenario analyses with a regional scale SEAWAT groundwater model indicate that 2 million m3 of freshwater can be produced at Noardburgum in a sustainable way by applying the Freshkeeper concept. Vitens aims at full-scale application of this SWS concept in 2018.

Subsol consortium learns lessons from Dutch reference sites

The Subsol consortium visited the Dutch cases to learn from the very first SWS experiences.

Subsol promotional film launched at the IWA World Water Congress and Exhibition in Brisbane

Today was the premiere of the Subsol promotional video. Have a look!

Close-up: the Noardburgum well field and its “smart extraction well” (Freshkeeper)

At the Freshkeeper reference site, we are working hard to achieve full-scale implementation of SWS.

Subsol celebrates first anniversary

The Subsol consortium met in Berlin to discuss the progress in Year 1.

Freshkeeper wins Implementation Award from Dutch drinking-water companies joint research programme

The BTO Implementation Award was presented for the first time this year. The award highlights the importance of actual implementation of developed BTO knowledge and technology at drinking water companies.

Scientific analysis of reference sites in ‘Water Resources Management’

A scientific analysis of the potential of the techniques developed at the Subsol reference sites has been published in the peer-reviewed journal  'Water Resources Management'