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TRUST at final workshop of the WaterDiss 2.0 project

TRUST participated in the final workshop “Writing better research dissemination strategies – exchanging ideas, tools and methods across Europe” of the WaterDISS project in Barcelona, Spain on the beginning of December.   The invitation to the workshop read: “Sharing of research outcomes amongst researchers and potential users of the findings is a slow process in the water sector. At...

Financial Sustainability Rating Tool available for testing

Solid financial position of water and wastewater utilities builds the basis for their sustainable services in the future, because it allows adequate investments into infrastructure renewal, technical innovations and ecological measures.   The Financial Sustainability Rating Tool (FSRT) offers water supply and/or wastewater removal companies an opportunity to rate the utility’s financial...

Stormwater management in Sandnes, Norway – a case study associated with TRUST

Sustainable urban drainage systems (short SUDS) is an approach by TRUST that has been applied to a city outside the project for the first time. The case study “Flood mitigation by on-site stormwater management (SUDS) – Preplanning of SUDS in Sandnes City” uses the methodology to obtain flood mitigation.   The city of Sandnes is located south of Stavanger in Norway with a total...

TRUST cities platform in Athens

Hosted by the Athens Water Supply and Sewerage Company EYDAP, the third TRUST Cities Platform event took place on the 11th and 12th November 2013. Around 55 participants from TRUST and TRUST partner city water utilities were welcomed by EYDAP and the National Technical University of Athens at the EYDAP Headquarters in Athens/Greece.   One aim and main activity of the Cities Platform event...

TRUST presentation at IWA/ESKTN conference

On November 21st, progress on the TRUST project was presented at the joint International Water Association (IWA) and the Environmental Sustainability Knowledge Transfer Network (ESKTN) conference and networking event “Catchment Management, Impact of climate change on risks and investment costs” in Oxford, England.   TRUST scientist Paul Jeffrey spoke to about 120 conference attendees and...