The Water Quality and Treatment Laboratory (UQTA) is an operational unit of LNEC, dedicated to the study and resolution of current and emerging issues challenging the safe drinking water supply and water discharge & reuse. UQTA activity is focused on conventional treatment optimization and development & tailoring of advanced water treatments.
- Study of current and emerging issues challenging the safe drinking water supply and water discharge & reuse
Water quality monitoring & advanced characterization (cyanotoxins and organic matter);
Performance assessment & improvement of water and wastewater treatment plants,
Consultancy in WTP and WWTP design (construction or rehabilitation) and startup;
Lab and pilot tests of conventional and advanced treatment technologies
Strategies for controlling the oxidation by-products formation potential and biological forms resistant to chemical oxidation;
Water quality studies in distribution systems