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ITG: Water resources and pollution treatment

Water resources and pollution treatment

The ITG purpose is to develop theoretical and practical knowledge about water resources and the methods of pollution treatment. In particular, the ITG is aimed at:

  • developing joint educational and professional training programs on protection of water resources and pollution treatment tailored to the BRICS countries;
  • conducting research on the formation of water resources and the origin of groundwater and surface water composition in the BRICS countries;
  • developing rational methods of natural and wastewater treatment and water conservation.

Member universities

  1. Federal University of Minas Gerais (Brazil)
  2. Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)
  3. Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (India)
  4. National Institute of Technology Durgapur (India)
  5. Hohai University (China)
  6. North China University of Water Resources and Electric Power (China)
  7. Durban University of Technology (South Africa)
  8. Central University of Technology (South Africa)
  9. Saint Petersburg State University (Russia)
  10. Tomsk Polytechnic University (Russia)


  • Vinod Tare
    Professor, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur
    e-mail: — ITG Chair
  • Evgeniya A. Soldatova
    Associate Professor, Tomsk Polytechnic University, Russia