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watertechThe ACIDLOOP project will host a side event at the WATERTECH EXPO & CONFERENCE. The fair and conference on the entire value chain of water, wastewater and recycling is held from 26 – 28 September 2013 at Mahatma Mandir, Gandhinagar, Gujarat. During the three-day expo latest developments in the world of water technology, treatment, reuse and management will be presented.

On Saturday, 28 September from 14.00 – 16.00 a session entitled “ACIDLOOP project – closed loop water treatment and resource efficiency measures in the metal finishing sector” will bring together some of the relevant stakeholders in the metal finishing sector. Presentations by ACIDLOOP project representatives, metal finishing SMEs, associations, regulators and technology providers will provide the audience with a broad overview on the current challenges and options regarding resource efficiency in this sector. The presentations will be followed by a panel discussion among the various presenters.

At WATERTECH EXPO & CONFERENCE visitors experience the wide range of technological options for water treatment, reuse and management. Especially metal finishing SMEs can receive new inputs on how to improve their production process.

The programme for the WATERTECH EXPO & CONFERENCE as well as a registration from can be downloaded here. The WATERTECH EXPO & CONFERENCE website can be accessed here.


ACIDLOOP is a 4-year project (2012-2016) supported by the European Union (EU) under the SWITCH Asia Programme. This programme emphasizes sustainable consumption and production in small and medium enterprises (SMEs). ACIDLOOP is targeted specifically at the Indian metal finishing industry.  It aims to introduce technology innovation for acid recovery as well as resource efficiency that would lead to improved environmental quality and combat pollution.  The activities is taking place in various locations in northern, western and southern India.


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