Wednesday, 12 December 2018
Central Europe Programme

Urban Water Footprint: a new approach for water management in urban areas

logo Department of Industrial Engineering of the University of Padova (Veneto, IT)

Department of Industrial Engineering of the University of Padova (Veneto, IT)

The Department of Industrial Engineering (formerly know as Chemical Processes Engineering) (DII) of the University of Padova is a leading institution in the field of environmental management in Italy. It’s research is focused in all aspects of sustainable development and in particular on how environmental issues can support the economic development at local level. Since 2008 the DII has developed a specific branch of research on Water Footprint so that they represent Italy in the ISO Working Group that is developing the new Water Footprint Standards (ISO 14046). The Department is specialized in applied research field so that it has concluded several projects with private companies and local authorities in the field of sustainable water management and application of Water Footprint approach.

Italian Version
Il Dipartimento di Ingegneria Industriale (precedentemente conosciuto come Ingegneria dei Processi Chimici) (DII) dell’Unversità di Padova è un’istituzione leader nel campo della gestione ambientale in Italia. Le sue attività di ricerca di concentrano su tutti gli aspetti relativi allo sviluppo sostenibile e in particolare su come queste tematiche possano supportare lo sviluppo economico a livello locale. Fino dal 2008, il DII ha sviluppato un ramo specifico di ricerca sul tema del Water footprint, a tal punto da rappresentare l’Italia ai tavoli di lavoro ISO per lo sviluppo del nuovo Water Footprint Standards (ISO 14046). Il DII è specializzato nel campo della ricerca applicata, ed infatti, ha concluso parecchi progetti legati ad aziende private e autorità locali, relativi alla gestione sostenibile dell’acqua e all’applicazione dell’approccio Water Footprint.

Contacts:
Department of Industrial Engineering of the University of Padova
Via Gradenigo 6/A
35131 Padova
Italy
Tel: +39 049 8275539
Fax: +39 049 8275785
Website:
www.dii.unipd.it

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