The aim of the ECO-India project is to design and develop innovative cost-effective solutions for community- based water- and wastewater- treatment systems. These systems will be deployed at pilot sites in arsenic-affected water-stressed regions in India. The two consortia, Indian (DST) and European (FP7), will establish pilot schemes for:

  • Catchment area and reservoir management
  • Surface water supply schemes
  • Arsenic removal (including monitoring using UFZ’s field-tested Arsolux arsenic sensor)
  • Disinfection treatment for potable water based on Trustwater’s CE-certified mixed-oxidant generation systems.
  • Online monitoring of water quality
  • Water distribution network, together with online/offline water quality monitoring programmes
  • Sewerage and wastewater treatment.

 

 

The ECO-India Project is a European project supported within the Seventh Framework Programme for Research and Technological Development with grant agreement number: 308467

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For further information, please contact:

Indian Consortium:

Dr. Asis Mazumdar
Professor of Water Resources Engineering Director,
School of Water Resources  Engineering
Email: asismazumdar@yahoo.com
Fax: 91-33-2414 6886
Telephone: 91-33-2414 6979 (O)/24146131 (R)

Coordinator of Regional Centre, National Afforestation & Eco-Development Board (NAEB)
(Ministry of Environment & Forests, Govt. of Inida)
Jadavpur University – Kolkata -700032 – West Bengal, INDIA
Website: www.jadavpur.edu
Website: www.waterresources-ju.org

 

EU Consortium:

Dr. Aidan Quinn
Nanotechnology Group
Tyndall National Institute , UCC

Email: aidan.quinn@tyndall.ie
Telephone: +353 21 490 4424
Project website: www.eco-india.eu
Group website: www.tyndall.ie/nanotech