DepuraciónAguas del Mediterraneo S.L.(DAM) was formed as a service company in Valencia in 1995. The main activity of the company focuses on service and maintenance of sewage treatment plants and sanitation systems. Since the company started it has continued developing new activities: management of water supply systems and purification stations, waste management and recovery of biosolids in agriculture, engineering, installation of domestic waste water works and submarine emissaries, cogeneration and codigestion plants and studies and projects of research, development and innovation (R&D&i), in collaboration with various important institutions.
R & D projects have had a significant impact on improving management and services offered by the company, in both technological and environmental areas. The main fields in which DAM has focused its activities in R & D and innovation are: treatment and recovery of sewage sludge, energy efficiency, filtration systems, codigestion, industrial discharges, microbiological control, disinfection, safety and hygiene and nutrient removal.Concerning nutrient removal and sludge treatment and disposal, there have been executed several relevant projects that demonstrate the experience and expertise for a successful implementation of the project:
Ceit-IK4 is a non-profit research centre that was created by the University of Navarra in 1982. Our primary mission is to carry out applied industrial research projects under contract, working closely with our clients' R&D departments.
Ceit-IK4 promotes excellence in applied research by publishing non-confidential results, disseminating scientific and technical knowledge in a variety of venues, and training doctoral students within the framework of industrial research projects.
Ceit-IK4 seeks regular collaboration with companies in a range of sectors (railway, aeronautical, automotive, health, manufacturing, energy and environment) and strives to understand all aspects of our clients' business in order to develop high value added solutions through applied investigation projects. In addition to offering innovative solutions to our clients, Ceit-IK4 trains young researchers who are preparing to join the labor market and add value to the production system. Ceit-IK4 shares with the University of Navarra a commitment to research and teaching.hidden
ESAMUR: Regional Public company created by the Law 3/2000, of July 12, of Sewerage and Wastewater Treatment and Implantation of the Sewerage Canon, assigned to the Council of Agriculture and Water. The Law of Sewerage assigns to ESAMUR the task of collecting and managing the Sewerage Canon, applying these economic resources to the tasks of exploitation, maintenance and control of the public facilities of reparation and wastewater treatment. By means of agreements signed with the different Town halls of the Region, which show the ownership of the infrastructures, the Entity has assumed the management and control of the existing facilities of sewerage and treatment and the putting in march of the new works that principally the Council of Agriculture and Water and other administrations construct in the frame of the General Plan of Sewerage of the Region of Murcia.
INDEREN is a company dedicated to the design and implementation of industrial installations and renewable energy; it is authorized by the Spanish Ministry of Industry as an installer company of gas, heating, plumbing, electrical and fire-fighting systems. Since 2010 INDEREN is specialized in the realization of installations in agribusiness Biogas Plants, having participated in a total of 20 projects in countries such as Spain, Holland, France, Belgium and Costa Rica.
INDEREN is a Spanish company that has participated in more projects of agro-business Biogas, having worked for construction companies from different countries: Ludan (Netherlands), AD Solutions (Germany), Abengoa, Ludan and Ecologic Biogas (Spain), Bio-Dynamics (Belgium), Xergi (Denmark); furthermore, in 2014 INDEREN participated in the realization of the entire piping, gas and fluids canalizations of the largest methanization project in France, with an 3 electrical power generation of 4.5 MW commissioned by ENERIA, a French subsidiary of the CARTERPILLAR group.
In 2010 INDEREN, certified in UNE 166002, implemented an R&D&i Management System. Also since this year 2010, INDEREN has participated in different regional and national R&D&I projects, having successfully developed a total of 10 programs (IMPIVA, IVACE, CDTI and CLUSTER DE ENERGÍA).
SEMIDE is an initiative of the Euro-Mediterranean Partnership. It provides a strategic tool for exchanging information and knowledge in the water sector between and within the 43 Euro Mediterranean countries of the Union for the Mediterranean. The Union for the Mediterranean is an intergovernmental organization that brings 28 member states of the European Union and 15 Mediterranean partner countries from North Africa, the Middle East and Southeast Europe. The information is made available by “a National Focal Point” (NFP) in each country and by a central “Technical Unit”, operational since November 1999 (UT SEMIDE). Today 22 National Focal Points (NFPs) have been nominated by the national water authorities of their country. SEMIDE Steering Committee is composed of the water directors from 13 countries. Dissemination of information and results on research activities is among its priorities, together with training, data management, documentation and institutional management. SEMIDE works closely with the European Commission and the European Environment Agency in particular for information and data management. It is also a supporting organization for the secretariat of the Union for the Mediterranean.hidden