The LIFE RUBIES project aims to develop and deploy in two cities an operational tool aimed at reducing the impact of urban wastewater on the natural environment by controlling water pollution in real time. Real-time control will make it possible to direct and store urban wastewater to avoid pollution by relying on the coupling of sensors, models and controllers.
It follows the LIFE EFFIDRAIN project (2014-2019) which made it possible to develop the concepts. Franco-Hispanic consortium of eight industrial (SUEZ, Aquatec, Canal de Ysabel II (Madrid water manager)), academic (University of Lille, CNRS, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas, CETAQUA) and public (MEL) partners.
Duration of 42 months with start in October 2021 on 2 pilot sites: Lille (France) and Madrid (Spain)