News and Events

 

Construction and implementation of SWINGS pilot plants

During 2014-2015, the SWINGS pilot plants based on anaerobic digestion technology, vertical and horizontal constructed wetlands, solar-driven disinfection systems and bank filtration methodologies have been implemented on the selected SWINGS sites of AMU, KALYANI and IGNTU.

AMU site 

Large AMU pilot plant for 1000 PE

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Foundation and implementation of the Equalization Tank and UASB reactor

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 equalis tank AMUUASB AMU

 

 Loading chamber and syphon system for west VFCW feeding

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Vertical and Horizontal CW construction and implementation

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 CW trains AMU

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 AMU large with sand

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Laboratory and disinfection building

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 solarpanels final

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Small AMU pilot plant for 30 PE (French system)

 

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 AMU FS IIIAMU FS IV

 AMU FS V

 

 

Video for AMU pilot plants and SWINGS project 

SWINGS Video for AMU pilot plants elaborated and presented by Dr. Cristina Avila

 

KALYANI site 

Ponds for RBF processes

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 Foundation of the house for Disinfection systems

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 Drilling and pumping test of the 1st BF well

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KALYANY disinfection system building

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Video for River Bank Filtration operation and implementation 

 

 

IGNTU site

Lalpur village

Construction of house and pump well for ground water AO disinfection

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Solar-driven AO disinfection for drinking water

 IGNTU tower

  

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 Horizontal gravity fed gravel filter bed for AO disinfection of an Treatment Plant effluent

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 Installed water disinfection unit

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SWINGS WP3 technical meeting at AMU

Technical discussion related to SWINGS pilot plants implementation at Department of Civil Engineering of AMU (Aligarh, India).

26 November 2014

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Forthcoming SWINGS Training Workshop for Research Scholars

Young Scientists and Project Staff from other projects (SARASVATI, NAWATECH, ECOINDIA) going to be held at AMU from 5th to 6th June 2014. The purpose of this workshop is to aware other projects about SWINGS Technical Activities and knowledge sharing.

In addition, World Environment Day  was celebrated on the 5th June 2014. SWINGS was one of the Co-sponsored of the programme organized by Institution of Engineers, Aligarh Centre. All the participants of the training programme had attended this event as well. P.Is of the SWINGS (Dr. Nadeem -AMU- and Dr. Virendra -IGNTU) had given presentation in this programme. This programme was attended by a large number of engineers, govt. officials etc

5-6 June 2014

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SWINGS WP2 technical meeting at UPC

Technical discussion related to SWINGS pilot plants and technical tour provided by Deptartment of Hydraulics, Maritime and Environmental Engineering (DEHMA) at Technical University of Catalonia (UPC).

7-8 October 2013

 

UPC technical meeting global

foto plant UPC

 

UFZ Wetland Workshop

 Discussion and collaboration between research institutions, private sector, and other supporting organizations working in the field of treatment wetlands. Mosto of SWINGS EU partners attended this interesting workshop organised by UFZ.

 

12-14 June 2013

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UFZ site

 

 

SWINGS news on DHI website

Newsletter

SWINGS dissemination

 

 

SWINGS Kick-off Workshop Cum 1st Global Partners Meet

AMU (Aligarh) and IITD (Delhi) (India)

 

22-25 April 2013

 

KO AMU

 

KO Aligarh

 

 

 Kick-off meeting of the EU-India water related projects

Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore (India)

10 October 2012

KO Bangalore 

 

 

SWINGS Kick-off meeting at AIMEN Technology Centre (Spain)

26-27 September2012

KO AIMEN

Links to local press news:

Faro de Vigo

La Voz de Galicia

 

 

This project has received funding from the European Union's Seventh Framework Programme for research, technological development and demonstration under grant agreement N° 308502

 

AMU site

 

AMU pilot plant site

 

Foundation of the Equalization Tank and UASB reactor

 

 Vertical and Horizontal CW construction