BEST Project workshop on management of effluents from food and dairy production

2nd of April 2019 – 4th of April 2019, Riga, Latvia

The fourth international workshop of the Project BEST will be arranged in Riga, Latvia.

Wednesday 3 April will be an open seminar day targeted on discussions relating to management of especially effluents from food and dairy production in municipal sewers in the Baltic Sea Region as well as on presenting good cooperation practices among industries and waterworks in Latvia, Poland, Sweden and Finland. Please register through this LINK 

Project partners attending the whole three day event, please register through internal LINK (requires logging to BEST intranet).

If you have any questions of the event, please contact BEST project manager Kajsa Rosqvist (first name.last or Sandis Dejus (first name.last

AGENDA for Project BEST – Better Efficiency for Industrial Sewage Treatment

DAY 2 | Wednesday, 3 April 2019 – Open seminar day
Venue Riga Technical University Faculty of Architecture Kipsalas str. 6 room 115 Riga, Latvia

Chairs of the day: Sandis Dejus and Jānis Zviedris, Riga Technical University

9.30 Welcoming words and introduction to Project BEST
Tālis Juhna, Riga Technical University and Kajsa Rosqvist, City of Helsinki

9.45-11.15 SESSION 1: Management of industrial wastewaters in the BSR
Assessment of the current situation in the BSR – comparisons, bottlenecks and success stories
Sandis Dejus, Riga Technical University

Implementation of legislation and management practices of industrial wastewaters in Sweden
To be confirmed

Contaminants in waste water from households in Latvia – comparison to industrial wastewater
Jānis Jansons, Lakalme ltd.

11.45-13.15 SESSION 2: Treatment of effluents from food and dairy production
Industrial wastewater pre-treatment at diary: Case study of A/S Smiltenes piens, Latvia
Ilze Bogdanova, A/S Smiltenes piens, to be confirmed

Management of effluents from dairy and meat production in Poland
To be confirmed

Investments in Project BEST in the dairy sector
Flocculation process at cheese factory Latvijas Piens, Latvia
Latvijas Piens LTD

– Co-treatment at cheese factory E-Piim and WWTP in Põltsamaa, Estonia
– E-Piim Tootmine and Põltsamaa Varahalduse

14.15-16.30 SESSION 3: Stories of cooperation among industries and waterworks
Variations in industrial wastewater composition at inflow of Riga Waste water treatment plant, Latvia
Romans Neilands, Riga Technical University, Rigas udens ltd.

Managing effluents from varying industrial sources

– Case combined wastewater treatment plant in Municipality of Eura, Finland
Pirjo Patala, JVP-Eura Oy

– Case Warsaw Waterworks and Czajka plant, Poland
City of Warsaw

The Baltic Sea Challenge – sparking local action and international cooperation
Cities of Turku and Helsinki

General discussion


Event program

Event technicalities



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