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Ghent University goes all-in on circular water management with pilot project constructed wetland

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Ghent University uses about 260.000 m³ water annually, of which 92% is high-quality tap water. This needs to change. Ghent University is going to instigate the necessary adjustments based on a new policy on circular water management – and a break-away from traditional techniques. This is why, since 12 May 2021, there’s a wastewater treatment facility at Site Heymans in Ghent, Belgium based on water plants and bacteria: a constructed wetland.

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Welcome to Ghent University… in South Korea

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A fully-fledged university campus on the other side of the world with a sign at the entrance: ‘Ghent University’. In addition to campuses in Ghent, Merelbeke, Melle, Bruges, Ostend and Kortrijk, Ghent University even has one in ... South Korea. Professor Wesley De Neve has been teaching Korean Ghent University students there for years and also conducts research there.

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The GUM opens its doors: the day before

GUM

The GUM — Ghent University Museum — finally opened its doors to the general public on Saturday 3rd October. Finally! After seven long months of waiting. But don’t think that the employees have been idle all this time. On the contrary, there was a lot to still do in the run-up to the opening.

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