Water Reuse Monitoring and Treatment Technologies

Conference Goal:

Develop a substantial group of Brazilian and U.S. universities and industrial partners to collaborate on the science and engineering of water reuse, and train graduate students on consequent findings.

UFPE CampusDates:

Workshop on Water Reuse in Recife Brazil, May 17th - 19th, 2017, hosted by Universidade Federal de Pernambuco (UFPE) with the University of Arizona (UA)

Conference Venue:

Hotel: Transamérica Prestige Beach Class
Address: Av. Boa Viagem, 420 - Boa Viagem - CEP: 51011-000 - Recife/PE
Manager: Marcelo Augusto  rsrecife@transamerica.com.br  (55 81) 3039-9000

Local Conference Host

Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, Recife, Brazil


  • The water crisis in Brazil
  • Water reuse for potable water in agriculture and industry
  • Treatment technologies: advanced oxidation, membranes, sorption and biological
  • Nutrient removal versus recovery
  • Contaminants: trace contaminants, endocrine disrupting compounds and disinfection byproducts
  • Monitoring: toxicity, analytic chemistry of trace contaminants and pathogen detection
  • Special session funded by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) on the reuse of water from mining


  • Invited Specialists from the U.S.
  • Invited Specialists from Brazil
  • Local students, professors and representatives from industry and regulatory agencies in Recife and the greater region of Pernambuco will also be invited.