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2018 IWA World Water Congress & Exhibition

About the IWA World Water Congress & Exhibition

Every two years, the Association gathers water professionals at the IWA World Water Congress & Exhibition. This year’s edition counts with the attendance of more than 6000 participants, delegates and exhibitors to meet, network and present innovation, research and technology and close the gap between science and practice. The 2018 IWA World Water Congress & Exhibition is taking place in Tokyo, Japan.

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Master Lecture: How to close the nutrients loop by recycling phosphorus from wastewater streams?

Phosphorus is essential to human life and vital for food production. Increasing attention has been paid to the development of phosphorus refinery technology that can recover phosphorus from secondary resources, including sewage sludge, animal manure and industrial wastes, and use recovered phosphorus products for agricultural and industrial purposes.

Prof. Hisao Ohtake, Guest Professor of Phosphorus Atlas Research Institute at Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan, presents full-scale practices of phosphorus recovery and recycling from waste streams and an innovative phosphorus value chain that can extract the maximum value from secondary phosphorus resources and make phosphorus recycling business more attractive and beneficial.