Within the scope of the Sustainable Wastewater Treatment for Hospitals (SWaTH) project, Ms. Claudette Hajj, Laboratory Instructor at the Faculty of Engineering (FE) at Notre Dame University-Louaize (NDU), among other academic associates, visited the University of Granada in Spain, as part of the SWaTH Erasmus Plus Project Mobility to Granada, for a training on the different types of catalysts and newest technologies to treat waste water from December 12 to December 18, 2021.
The mobility to Granada included technical presentations about the latest and the most innovative techniques in the field of wastewater.
During her training, Hajj visited the “Hospital Universitario Clínico San Cecilio” where they visualized the hazardous liquid waste treatment process and the collection process of the solid waste. She also visited the EMASAGRA wastewater treatment plant, which enabled the SWaTH team to see the different steps and stages of the biological treatment of the wastewater
“SWaTH is a 3 year capacity building project co funded by the Erasmus+ programme of the European Union The utmost target of the project is to promote a Leading wastewater treatment center in Lebanon, offers graduate students many training sessions in the European partner countries, knowledge transfer to the Lebanese faculty members, conduct pioneer Life Cycle Assessment studies, and most importantly strengthen the exchange and collaboration between the national higher education institutions as well as with the European partner institutions As a result, Lebanese team members will work on providing and mentoring Lebanese hospitals and stakeholders to select the best wastewater treatment technology Further mobility and training sessions will be organized within the framework of the SWaTH project to train numerous Lebanese graduate students and faculty members.”