BIOAZUL and CSIC-IHSM have had an intense communication with local authorities in the region of La Axarquia where the RichWater prototype and demo-site will be located. These contacts have materialized in a formal agreement with the municipality of Algarrobo, the association of municipalities of La Axarquia, the community of irrigators of Algarrobo and the wastewater treatment operation company, AXARAGUA.
This agreement has facilitated the access to the wastewater treatment plant of Algarrobo which will feed RichWater system with raw wastewater and will also allow the RichWater consortium to place the prototype and carry out the necessary analyses and tests to assess the system performance.
There is also an agreement to disseminate the project results using the channels of the municipal authorities as well as to collaborate in the organization of dissemination and capacity building activities in order to increase the project impact at local level.
This agreement was presented to the press in an event organized in the town of Torre del Mar. This event permitted to disseminate the project at local level. Media from Malaga province such as Diario Sur were invited to the event and several press releases were published afterwards.
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