The primary aim of the B-WARE project is to develop a water
purification and recycling Platform which will make it
possible to scale, modify and trim the water purification
system for use within a wide range of sectors - directly
from the source of pollution. During the B-WARE project
the system will be developed to handle waste water from
laundries and water in swimming pools. A large amount of
water is used in laundries and initial tests have shown
that it is possible to re-use about 90% of the water
consumption. More and more people have allergic reactions
when they come into contact with the purification elements
which are added to the water in swimming pools. The B-WARE
project will make it possible to avoid adding chloride,
bromide, etc. but only use clean water in swimming pools.
The work in this phase will concentrate upon the analysis
of user requirements with special attention to the selected
target areas (laundries and swimming pools). Other targets
such as car wash areas and the fish industry will also be
analysed during this phase. Initial work related to the
exploitation perspectives will be performed. This work
will include an initial survey of sales and distribution
channels. The complete work from this phase will be
documented in the User Requirements Analysis Report.
Based upon the information derived from the Feasibility
Phase, the definition and specification of what and how the
project elements are going to be implemented will be
performed. The results from this phase will be documented
in the Design Report.
Research and Development Phase:
During this phase the overall R & D work related to the 4
major B-WARE components will be performed. The R & D work
will be performed in four major work areas:
- the different modules the Treatment Plant will consist of
will be developed and combined - with regard to the
- more sophisticated and versatile cultures of bacteria
will be developed
- small and low cost sensors will be developed and these
will be integrated with the developed Flow Control System
- development of a knowledge-based system which will make
the purification Platform easy to update.
Implementation and Exploitation Phase:
Activities related to the integration, testing and
demonstration of the products as well as the exploitation
of the products including product design, identification of
sales channels, etc. will be performed during this phase.
The project has been organised with a User Panel consisting
of end-user organisations covering two selected sectors and
with a Technical Group. The User Panel will have the role
of organising and performing the work related to the first
work package in the feasibility phase. The User Panel will
include all relevant information in their work i.e.
including other user organisations from the health care
sector and different market segments. The participating
user organisations will provide realistic testbeds for the
final tests in which they will actively participate.
Furthermore, the User Panel will participate in both the
initial exploitation and the full exploitation phases.
The Technical Group will perform the analysis, design and
development phases as well as the exploitation phases (in
cooperation with the User Panel).