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PADANIA ACQUE | Sludge treatment: industrial emergency or value? - Cremona, Italy

23 October 2019 09:15–12:45

Padania Acque

On 23 October 2019, Aqua Publica member Padania Acque organises a session in the context of the WATEC Italy 2019 Fair, in Cremona, on 'SLUDGE TREATMENT: INDUSTRIAL EMERGENCY OR VALUE? Circular economy, social duty and opportunities'. It will be the opportunity to discuss the topic of sludge with Italian water experts. 

More information on WATEC Italy's website: click here


Wednesday October 23, 2019       
09:00-09:15  Registration and Welcome coffee 
09:45-10:00  Institutional greetings:

  • Dr. Claudio Bodini, Padania Acque S.p.A. President
  • Dr. Gianluca Galimberti, Cremona’s Mayor 
  • Dr. Mirko Paolo Signoroni, President of Cremona’s County

10:00-12:30    Session 1 – SLUDGE TREATMENT: INDUSTRIAL EMERGENCY OR VALUE? Circular economy, social duty and opportunities (co-organized with Padania Acque spa)

10:00-10:20 Sludge and recovery of Phosphorus: the Italian and European scenario, Dr. Claudia Brunori Responsible for the Efficient Use of Resources Division and Closing of the Cycles of the Sustainability Department of Production and Territorial Systems ENEA
10:20-10:40 European Best Practice Sludge Treatment
10:40-11:00 Regional legislation

11:00 Coffee break
11:15 Round Table: ”Which future? Industrial Emergency or Value? “
Moderator: Marco Bencivenga, Journalist and director of “La Provincia di Cremona”

  • Giordano Colarullo, General Director Utilitalia 
  • Andrea Guerrini board member of ARERA (TBC) 
  • Viviane Iacone, Director of the Protection Planning and Redevelopment of Water Resources of Lombardy Region
  • Alessandro Lanfranchi, Padania Acque S.p.A.  CEO and  Water commission coordinator CISPEL Lombardy
  • Alessandro Russo, Water Alliance spokesman
  • Claudio Sanna, LGH CEO

12:15 Conclusions – Q&A