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New research project: UF2 – two-stage ultrafiltration for drinking water treatment


UF 2_AnlagenschildThe Federal Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, Environment and Water Management ( ), represented by Kommunalkredit Public Consulting GmbH, as funding agency largely finances a new research project of the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences in cooperation with Aqua-System Technologie GmbH and SFC Umwelttechnik GmbH.

In this research project the capacities of membrane ultrafiltration and of an ultrafiltration / nanofiltration membrane modified by coating shall be analysed with regard to their retention capability of various substances, and the applicability of a two-stage membrane filtration as an alternative process to conventional drinking water treatment technologies, especially as a disinfection process, shall be verified.

Project leader:

University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna (A)

Further project partners:

Aqua-System Technologie GmbH, Eberschwang (A) – partner for plant engineering

SFC Umwelttechnik GmbH, Salzburg (A) – partner for membrane technology

Project period:

1.7.2016 – 30.6.2018

Project volume:

ca. 200,000 EUR

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