The 27th edition of the Irish Environmental Researchers Colloquium (Environ 2017) has taken place between April 10th-12th within the facilities of Athlone Institute of Technology. The main theme on this year's edition was "Putting the Eco in the Economy", and nearly three hundred researchers, scholars and professionals working on environment-related sectors attended the event.
Among them was Daniele Novara from Trinity College Dublin, member of the Dŵr Uisce project and currently working on the thematic area of hydropower energy recovery. Within the third session focused on "Water Quality and Resources" he presented to the audience the first project results regarding the potential for energy recovery from water networks through the use of Pumps as Turbine technology.
To download Daniele's abstract, click here.