Water closed loop in industrial processes

Recycling industrial waters in combination with heat and/or substances in energy and resource intensive industries by developing innovative Heat Pipe Condensing Economisers and other integrated water-smart strategies.

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iWAYS will find ways to reduce, recover and reutilize gaseous, liquid and solid waste. Our ambition is to contribute to a future where industry is sustainable and green. This will require advances in several fields. Each one of these innovations will benefit not only European industry but also society.

Water recovery and recycle from gaseous emissions

Between 30% to 60% less freshwater consumed. Up to 90% of discarded water will be recovered from condensate stream.

Unrecoverable heat recovery

Between 10% to 80% reduction in waste heat and energy consumption by recovering thermal energy and sensible heat via Heat Pipe Condensing Economiser systems.

Material Recovery

Recovery of material by valorising challenging exhaust streams. The iWAYS systems will allow the removal of elements in the exhaust gases, like Boron, VOCs, and acid gases (HF, SOx, NOx, HCl).

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Our partners @Eurecat_news were at #IOTSWC23 earlier this week to showcase their #industry40 solutions.
In ...@iwaysWaterEu they lead the design and development of the monitoring and control system for each use case. Proud to have them on board!


In @uniworldnews, our technical director @Sam_Jouhara talks about the value of partnerships between academia and ...industry in creating a more sustainable future. πŸ‘‡
#energyefficiency #waterrecovery #h2020 #CircularEconomy #wastewater

Professor Hussam Jouhara @Sam_Jouhara

Academia and industry: alliances for future sustainability https://t.co/k3RydMWCQF

@HPTM_group @BrunelResearch
...@Bruneluni @iwaysWaterEu @heat_pipes

πŸ“£ Learn more about πŸ—π­π‘ 𝐈𝐧𝐭𝐞𝐫𝐧𝐚𝐭𝐒𝐨𝐧𝐚π₯ ...π‚π¨π§πŸπžπ«πžπ§πœπž 𝐨𝐧 𝐌𝐚𝐭𝐞𝐫𝐒𝐚π₯ π’πœπ’πžπ§πœπž & π’π¦πšπ«π­ 𝐌𝐚𝐭𝐞𝐫𝐒𝐚π₯𝐬, organised by our partners from the @iwaysWaterEu!


Great summary of the @heat_pipes project that developed novel #heatrecovery solutions.
@iwaysWaterEu builds upon this ...technology and adds innovative #waterrecovery solutions to the mix!
#Wastewater #EUGreenDeal #CircularEconomy

Professor Hussam Jouhara @Sam_Jouhara

Amazing summery of the ETEKINA project: Recycled factory heat benefits industries and the environment | ETEKINA Project... | Results in brief | H2020 | CORDIS | European Commission https://t.co/Qeu7NZl4Ew @HPTM_group @heat_pipes @iwaysWaterEu

πŸ””Don't miss the event 'Water efficiency in industry' on January 12 to learn how can #industries overcome the ...challenges of #water in a #sustainable and efficient way, accelerating water-efficient solutions.

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