Angers University, France
Title: Water treatment using membranes : Desalination of brackish / sea or surface waters ? Big size unit and isolated pilot
Biography: Maxime Pontie
The keynote will start by a general overview of membrane science as a pluridisciplinary science, usable everywhere in the world and by everyone. After this short introduction, a conference will develop the potentialities of membrane processes for water treatment dedicated to drinking water production, taking into account the resource quality and the regulation (world health organization, WHO). Our experience acquired in Senegal (Thiadiaye, the first world nanofiltration unit for brackish water defluoridation (), in Morocco (Tan-Tan), in Mauritania (Nouakchott), in Cameroon (Dschang) and very recently in Colombia for isolated sites (i.e. Barrancabermeja).