START OF THE CONSTRUCTION WORKS OF THE 2ND PILOT OF THE LIFE DRAINRAIN IN CALASPARRA

On the 27th of October 2020, the Final Construction Certificate for the construction of the second pilot (demonstrator) of the LIFE DrainRain system was signed.  This pilot has a photocatalytic porous pavement surface area of 150 m2, being located in the hard shoulder of the RM-714 road in Calasparra (Murcia), in a Mediterranean area (high […]

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START OF THE CONSTRUCTION WORKS OF THE 2ND PILOT OF THE LIFE DRAINRAIN IN CALASPARRA

On July 20th, we started the civil works needed to implement the second pilot (demonstrator) of the LIFE DrainRain system. This pilot is located in the hard shoulder in the main road RM 714 in Calasparra (Murcia). This pilot plant, located in a Mediterranean area (high water stress and periodic heavy floods), has a dual […]

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COMMISSIONING OF THE 1ST PILOT OF THE LIFE DRAINRAIN SYSTEM IN THE PORT OF FERROL

On July 2nd 2019, it was commissioned the first pilot (demonstrator) of the LIFE DrainRain system in the Port of Ferrol. The LIFE DrainRain Project, funded by the European Commission under the “LIFE 2015: Environment and Resource Efficiency” programme, proposes an innovative approach to mitigate the environmental impact of runoff in water bodies by means […]

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HOLDING OF THE 2nd TECHNICAL SEMINAR OF THE LIFE DRAINRAIN PROJECT

On June 5th, it was held the second project seminar at the facilities of the Port of Ferrol, with the title: “Sustainability and Environment in Water Treatment”. The seminar, which gathered more than 40 professionals from several sectors, began with a brief introduction by Alejandro Rey, Director of the Port Authority of Ferrol – San […]

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TECHNICAL SEMINAR: “SUSTAINABILITY AND ENVIRONMENT IN WATER TREATMENT”

The main goal of LIFE DRAINRAIN project is the development and validation of an innovative system for water treatment which removes the pollution from runoff water. The proposed system is based on a photocatalytic porous pavement combined with an in situ modular water treatment system. Within the framework of this project, the technical seminar “Sustainability […]

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LIFE DrainRain: THIRD EXTERNAL MONITORING REVIEW

On March 21, the third external monitoring review of the LIFE DrainRain project (LIFE 15/ENV/ES/000394) was conducted in Ferrol with the presence of the NEEMO monitoring expert in charge of monitoring our project. First, early in the morning, we held a meeting at PROYFE’s headquarters in order to review the progress made in the project […]

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START OF THE CONSTRUCTION WORKS OF THE 1ST PILOT OF THE LIFE DRAINRAIN IN THE PORT OF FERROL

On February 7th, we started the civil works needed to implement the first pilot (demonstrator) of the LIFE DrainRain system. This pilot is located in the Port of Ferrol (A Coruña, Spain). The Port of Ferrol is located in a coastal area with an Atlantic climate (abundant water). The area has intensive industrial activity and […]

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ADDITION OF COPASA AND EXTENSION OF THE PROJECT DURATION

On December 21st came into force the addition to the LIFE DrainRain partnership of the company S.A. de Obras y Servicios, COPASA, which replaces the company VIAS Y CONSTRUCCIONES S.A in the consortium. COPASA is a construction and services company founded in 1985 with presence in 16 countries over the world. The wide experience acquired […]

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Networking with LIFE Lugo + Biodinámico

The communication and dissemination actions of the LIFE DrainRain Project (which are also co-funded by the European Union under the “LIFE 2015: Environment and Resource Efficiency” programme) include networking activities with other projects. These activities are aimed at promoting the transfer of knowledge and searching for synergies. With this purpose, on June 20, 2018, a […]

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SECOND PROJECT LIFE DrainRain PERIODICAL IMPLEMENTATION REVIEW BY NEEMO´S STAFF.

It was conducted the second external monitoring review of the LIFE DrainRain projec (LIFE 15/ENV/ES/000394) the last 19th of March. Firstly, it was executed a technical progress monitoring from the beginning of the project to the moment. Secondly, the NEEMO staff reviewed the correct management and implementation of the project, considering all administrative and economic […]

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