XIII Latin American Workshop and Symposium on Anaerobic Digestion
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About the event
Anaerobic digestion has been conceived worldwide as a way of sustainable treatment and wide development around the world, which has allowed the treatment of residual waters, not only from the conventional process vision but also from the removal of recalcitrant pollutants and the exploitation and use of energy. In Colombia, anaerobic digestion has been fundamental for the development of the country, since it has been the basis for basic sanitation in rural zones and has marked the guidelines for the treatment of domestic and industrial residual waters and currently in the management and appropriate disposal of muds.
Medellín has been an example of growth and progress in Colombia. It was elected in 2013 as the most innovating city of the world, in the contest City of the Year, organized by The Wall Street Journal and Citigroup and has been the winner of Lee Kuan Yew World City Prize in 2016 World prize of urban transformation; likewise in topics of residual waters treatment, it has had an important development in the last years, considering the construction of Bello Residual Waters Treatment Plant, one of the most modern plants in Latin America and the biggest secondary treatment plant in Colombia; fort his reasons, for these reasons, DAAL XIII will be a discussion space around advances of anaerobic digestion in Latin América and will have the participation of international experts, which allow obtaining a wide vision on the treatment of waters and use pf energy in a global context.
It will be a discussion space around energetic, environmental, and social innovation alternatives in anaerobic digestion in Latin América. International experts will participate achieving a wide vision on the treatment, recovery, and valuation of wastes and residual waters in a world environment.
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