Willy Verstraete in Italy
Willy Verstraete, authority of international importance on matters of applied microbiology applied to the treatment of wastewater and organic waste
will bring his revolutionary thesis on the future of wastewater treatment plants.
Professor Willy Verstraete, professor emeritus at the University of Gent (Belgium), an absolute authority on matters of microbiology applied to wastewater and organic waste treatment. On 9th November, the illustrious scientist will take part in Ecomondo with a speech entitled ´From Ôwaste´ to Ôused´ water treatment plants: towards resource recovery facilities´ in the context of the conference ´Water management within the circular economy. Resource recovery from the water cycle: market, value chains and new perspective for the water utilities and chemical industry´. Professor Willy Verstraete personally defines his thesis and proposals as ´revolutionary´, because the studies and techniques that Professor Verstraete has investigated for decades suggest a radical change compared to current wastewater treatment systems.