EU-funded AQUACYCLE signs cooperation agreement in North Lebanon

October 1, 2020
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On 24 September 2020, the Lebanese University (UL) in the AQUACYCLE partnership signed a cooperation agreement related to wastewater treatment and reuse of treated water in the agricultural sector with The Real Estate Company for the Development of Tripoli North, SANABEL.

Under the provisions of the agreement, SANABEL expresses its desire to cooperate with the Lebanese University by granting access to an area of 500 square meters of land owned by SANABEL for the Lebanese University to establish a pilot wastewater treatment demonstration unit.

Both parties to the agreement express their commitment to improve the environmental reality in Lebanon, specifically in the field of wastewater treatment and recycling within the context of the AQUACYCLE project which receives EU funding through the ENI CBC Med Programme.

EU-funded AQUACYCLE is set to bring an eco-innovative wastewater treatment technology that will consist of anaerobic digestion, constructed wetlands and solar treatment for the cost-effective treatment of urban wastewater with minimal costs of operation and maximum environmental benefits.


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