Welcome to EPoNa
EPoNa is a joint German-Namibian research project and coordinated by the Wastewater Engineering Research Group at the Institute IWAR of Technische Universität Darmstadt. It is funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) under the research programme “Future-oriented Technologies and Concepts to Increase Water Availability by Water Reuse and Desalination” (WavE).
Project Duration: 01.09.2016 – 31.08.2020
Projekt ID: 02WAV1401A-F
The main objective of the research project is the upgrading of existing wastewater pond systems to generate irrigation water for agriculture. Its concept is based on a holistic approach combining technical, ecological, economical and societal aspects. Therefore, the project team consists of experts from science and private enterprises.