Model Nutrients Reduction Solutions In Near-Coast Touristic Areas
NURSECOAST-II

Conference "Practical solutions for wastewater treatment in touristic areas of the Baltic Sea Region" on 8 May 2024

26 March 2024
NURSECOAST-II is waiting for everyone to join the mid-term dialogue conference "Practical solutions for wastewater treatment in touristic areas of the Baltic Sea Region" in Latvia and online on 8 May 2024.
Technical details

 

Venue: Hotel Lielupe, Jurmala (Bulduru prospekts 64/68, Jūrmala, LV-2010, Latvia) and online

Register for the conference here.

10:30-11:00 Coffee, registration

BLOCK 1

Moderator: IMP PAN

11:00-11:30 (Hybrid) Welcome and presentation by the hosts. THE MUNICIPAL WATER COMPANY PERSPECTIVE. (Jurmala Water Ltd., Jurmala municipality)

11:30-11:45 (Hybrid) THE POLICY & GOVERNANCE PERSPECTIVE. Questions & answers / further discussions  (Plenary)

11:45-12.40 (Hybrid) THE WATER USER PERSPECTIVE. Project progress & achievements – Presentation of project results: seasonality mapping, pilots’ technical preparation, socio-economic considerations, co-creation feedback. (Natural Resources Institute Finland; Jurmala Water Ltd; The Coastal Union Germany; Association of Polish Communes Euroregion Baltic)

12:40-13:40 Lunch

BLOCK 2

Moderator: Jurmala Udens

13:40-14:10 (Hybrid) THE TOURISTIC SEASONALITY AREAS CHALLENGES AND LOCAL PROBLEMS & water use and possible water saving solutions (project associated partners form all project members & invited experts; short presentation of external experts)

14:10-14:40 (Hybrid) EXAMPLES & INSPIRATIONS for reducing the seasonal increase in wastewater production and nutrient discharges in tourist areas.

Case study results presentation:

  1. Finland – Scaling and updating on site WWTS
  2. Denmark – Constructed wetland at Danmarks Naturfond
  3. Latvia – WWTP microbubbles
  4. Denmark – Improved aeration at already existing plant – improvement of capacity
  5. Latvia – Constructed wetland as a post-treatment solution.
  6. Poland – Constructed wetland, nanobubbles and reuse of treated wastewater for irrigation

14:40-15:00 (Hybrid) NURSECOAST-II project and beyond. Replication of good practices (The Institute of Fluid-Flow Machinery Polish Academy of Sciences)

15:00-15:15 Coffee break

BLOCK 3

Moderator: APC ERB

15:15-16:15 CO-CREATION WORKSHOP (APC ERB)

Discussion & brainstorming on the following topics:

  1. Nurscoast II tools: What could they focus on? How could they look like?
  2. Toolkit: What would be helpful in supporting local awareness by raising mea & stakeholder dialogue?
  3. Toolbox: What kind of materials & support should be offered and in which form?
  4. National & international dissemination: What are the main target groups & messages? Which events & media could be used for reaching out to them?

The panel will be divided into five thematic segments: a short theoretical introduction, working in three groups, summing up by participants, Q&A, and summing up from moderations.

16:15-16:35 CONCLUSIONS & OUTLOOK. Concluding remarks & farewell

Note: The program may be subject to slight alterations. If you have any further wishes or suggestions, please do not hesitate to contact us! Additional info: project@jurmalasudens.lv