Themes

Conference themes

Theme 1: Water resources management

Managing access to water in required quantities and qualities are present different challenges than in warmer climates. The changing climate brings in special challenges to the communities in colder climates. What are the observations and trends? How these challenges are different and complexed from other areas and what options are available?

Theme 2: Water and wastewater transport systems

Impacts of climate change on transport systems; challenges with combined sewers; innovative solutions for managing extreme weather events; Rehabilitation of transport systems in colder climates; Managing pollution from CSOs.

Theme 3: Water treatment technologies

Challenges and solutions for efficient and economical water supply in cold climates. Innovative solutions for managing challenges in cold climates; Need and options for reducing foot-prints.

Theme 4: Wastewater treatment technologies

Challenges and solutions for efficient and economical wastewater treatment in cold climates. Innovative solutions for managing challenges in cold climates; Need and options for reducing foot-prints.