IWA Congress Talks: Drinking Water and Potable Reuse

Programme Committee IWA WWCE 2021 Drinking Water and Potable Reuse

Target Audience

To those who are interested in attending the WWCE 2021:
- Drinking water process technologists
- Water utility managers and operators
- Policy makers and regulators
- Governmental and non-governmental organizations
- Students
- Professionals in water and health sector


The 2021 World Water Congress & Exhibition in Copenhagen, Denmark is designed to bring together water professionals from academia, utilities, industry, government, regulators and NGOs and also engage the water-consuming industry, agriculture, architects and urban planners, hydrologists and soil and groundwater experts, social sciences, ICT-sector, the financial sector and others. The Congress is by nature a global forum for discussions. The programme is divided into six themes, this session is related to Theme 3, Drinking Water and Portable Reuse.

The drinking water online session showcases some of the most anticipated technical presentations for the IWA World Water Congress & Exhibition 2021. The session gathers presentations with a wide range of topics: membrane processes, biodegradation of pesticides, distribution system microbiology, potable reuse and digital water.

Learning Objectives

Session moderators will introduce key components of the drinking water technical programme for IWA World Water Congress & Exhinition 2021.

Participants will gain an insight into improving drinking water systems with advanced technologies and preview one of six workshops within the drinking water technical programme.

You will feel inspired to be an active player in shaping the future of water and attend the IWA World Water Congress & Exhibition 2021.


International Water Association


  • Caetano Dorea Programme Committee Member, IWA and Professor, University of Victoria, Canada
  • Amy Pruden Programme Committee Member, IWA and Professor, Virginia Tech, United States
  • Mari Asami Programme Committee Member, IWA and Chief Senior Researcher, National Institute of Public Health, Japan
  • Inês Breda Programme Committee Member, IWA and Product and Process Manager, Silhorko Eurowater A/S, Denmark
  • Michael Waak Researcher, SINTEF, Norway
  • Dr Ran Yin Researcher, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong
  • Nitish Ranjan Sarker Graduate Research Assistant, Water and Energy Research Lab (Toronto University), Canada
  • Jun Matsumoto Toshiba Infrastructure Systems & Solutions Corporation
  • Torben Skovhus Docent and Project Manager, Denamark VIA University College