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CWEG Teamed up with PIA to Build the Decentralized Wastewater Treatment Facility Testing and Assessment Platform in China

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08DAY
2018-04
        During April 4 to 7, 2018, CWEG, the member unit of the Sino-German Centre for Water And healTh researCH (WATCH), and the Development and Assessment Institute in Waste Water Technology at RWTH-Aachen University (hereinafter referred to as “PIA”), jointly held the Seminar on Decentralized Rural Wastewater Treatment Technology in Chengdu, China. Through friendly negotiation, CWEG Chairman Hou Feng and PIA Director Dr. Elmar Dorgeloh signed the Memorandum of Understanding on jointly building the decentralized wastewater treatment facility testing and assessment platform in China.

        During the seminar, Dr. Elmar Dorgeloh and Martina Defrain - the head of PIA Water Reuse Department, visited CWEG’s Guang’an Underground WWTP, Guang’an Decentralized Rural Wastewater Treatment Station, and the site of the Inkstone Washing Pond (located at Deng Xiaoping's hometown) Ecological Restoration project, etc. They spoke highly of CWEG’s underground WWTP system and decentralized rural wastewater treatment technology, and were confident that the both sides can build China’s decentralized wastewater treatment facility testing and assessment platform into a worldwide exemplar relying on CWEG’s professional strength.