The IWA Conference on Environmental Biotechnology: Advancement in Water and Wastewater Application in the Tropics, held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on 9-10 December 2003, was a peer-reviewed conference.
It was specially organized for Malaysia and the Asia-Pacific region in collaboration between Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM), the International Water Association (IWA), the Malaysia Water Association and the Malaysian Biotechnology Directorate.
Papers presented in the conference covered current perspectives on the advancement of water and wastewater applications using environmental biotechnology, as well as methodologies, techniques, modelling, case studies, directions and other specific issues.
The emphasis was also on its feasibility in developing countries. The conference also focussed on the biodegradation and bioconversion, health related microorganisms, microbial community structure and analysis, sludge reduction and material recovery, drinking water treatment and safety, nutrient removal and recovery, sensors, modelling and control, molecular techniques, integrated treatment concepts and biological nutrient removal for developing countries, particularly in the tropical region.
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