The current release of the DWA Topic is available in German language only. The English translation will be published in May 2018. Further information is available here.
Following project-related technical articles, presentations and posters are available in English language. Several further German-language publications and the final R&D reports are available at the German project website.
M. Wichern, D. Herzer, M. Lübken, P. Wulf, H. Scheer, K.-H. Rosenwinkel und M. Beier: Guidelines for the dimensioning of activated sludge plants outside Germany based on standard DWA-A 131. In: KA Internat. Special Edition 2018/2019, May 2018 (PDF, 1.7 MB)
S. Sander, J. Behnisch, M. Wagner: Energy, cost and design aspects of coarse- and fine-bubble aeration systems in the MBBR IFAS process. Water Science and Technology, accepted on 21st Nov 2016, doi: 10.2166/wst.2016.571
S. Sander, J. Behnisch, M. Wagner: Design of fine-bubble aeration systems for municipal WWTPs with high sea salt concentrations. Water Science and Technology, accepted on 27th Dec 2016, doi: 10.2166/wst.2017.027
K. Nelting, C. Caicedo, D. Weichgrebe and K.-H. Rosenwinkel: Influence of UASB reactor configuration and operation conditions on the dissolved methane quantities in the effluent. World Congress on Anaerobic Digestion, 15.-18. Nov. 2015, Viña del Mar, Chile (PDF, 0.4 MB)
K. Nelting, D. Weichgrebe and K.-H. Rosenwinkel: Determination of wastewater mass transfer coefficients for methane in a Gas/Liquid-Batch reactor. World Congress on Anaerobic Digestion, 15.-18. Nov. 2015, Viña del Mar, Chile (PDF, 0.4 MB)
C.-D. Henrich, M. Marggraff: Energy-efficient Wastewater Reuse – The Renaissance of
Trickling Filter Technology. 9th International Conference on Water Reuse, 27-31 Oct. 2013, Windhoek, Namibia (PDF, 0.5 MB)
Presentation "The EXPOVAL joint research project: Design of wastewater treatment plants for country-specific boundary conditions" at the Technical-scientific Conference Programme during the IE expo 2016, 06.05.2016, Shanghai, presenter: N. Dichtl (PDF, 2.0 MB)
Presentation "Solar Radiation - Driver of Innovations in Pond Design and Process Technologies" at the 11th IWA Specialist Group Conference on Wastewater Pond Technologies, 21.-23. March 2016, Leeds, presenter: S. Weil (PDF, 2.2 MB)
Presentations by EXPOVAL partner organizations at the 9th BMBF Sustainability Forum (FONA Forum) on 23.10.2013 in Berlin can be obtained from the Forum’s website
Presentation of the EXPOVAL Joint Project at the Innovationsforum Wasserwirtschaft (water resources innovation forum) during the IFAT ENTSORGA 2012, 10.05.2012, Munich, presenter: H. Scheer (PDF, 1.5 MB, German)
S. Sander et al.: New Developments in the Design of Aeration Systems for Activated Sludge Plants, Poster at the IWA Specialised Conference on Design, Operation and Economics of Large Wastewater Treatment Plants, 06.-09. Sep. 2015, Prague (PDF, 0.9 MB)
M. Wagner, S. Sander: Validation and optimization of fine bubble aeration systems depending on water temperature. Poster at the IWA Conference “Activated Sludge - 100 Years and Counting”, 12-14 June 2014, Essen (PDF, 0.7 MB)
Publications relating to the predecessor project
The "Guidelines relating to wastewater technology in other countries" and reports on "Requirements to be met by wastewater technology in other countries" can be obtained from the project website of the previous Joint Project Coordinator: Ruhr-Universität Bochum (unfortunatelly, only available in German language).