Water Quality Centre of Excellence

Wilo Foundation - Vishwakarma University

In a mission of making the world a better place to live in by our unique and innovative efforts

About Water Quality Centre of Excellence:

Wilo Foundation-Vishwakarma University promotes research in water treatment, purification and create the much-needed social awareness about clean drinking water through its Water Quality Centre of Excellence. The centre has been established with the help of grant from Wilo Foundation, Germany This innovative centre was inaugurated on 14th June 2018 by Prof. Dr. Hans Jorg Bullinger, Chairman  Board of Trustees , Wilo Foundation.

The centre is a step towards fulfilling the motto of carrying out transformational research at Vishwakarma University. According to a report by World Resources Institute, as many as 54 per cent of India faces high to extremely high water stress. Moreover, the quality of water is very bad resulting in health hazards. It is thus imperative to provide drinking water in its cleanest form and In this perspective, Water Quality Centre of Excellence promotes the worldrenowned technology of purifying water which can be availed at lower cost. Presently, the cost of purifying water is very high. Moreover, during the purifying process, water can lose its drinking quality. Centre not only aims for providing the technological inventions but also to create awareness and develop sensitization towards the most important nonrenewable natural resource ‘water’ amongst the society.

Objective :

I Awareness and sensitization
I Policy and advocacy
I Innovative technology development, adaptation and proliferation
I Facilitation in terms of assistance in water quality measurement
I Socialization of best practices and innovations
I Collaboration and networking towards SDG 6

Services Offered

I  Water Quality for Potable water, Ground water and Irrigation water
I  Water Quality for Construction water and Cooling tower water
I  Chemical and Elemental Analysis of Water samples
I  Water Quality for Effluent from various industries
I Method Development for waste water treatment plants
I Consultation for Water treatment
I Consultation for Effluent treatment
I Training Facility for sample collection

Lab Facilities

Lab is well equipped with all kinds of latest instruments utilized for testing water quality. All physical, Chemical and biological tests are carried out in the centre and results are provided to the customers.

I Test : pH, Turbidity, Conductivity, Total Dissolved Solids, Total Suspended Solids, Hardness, Alkalinity, Dissolved Oxygen, Chemical Oxygen Demand, Biological Oxygen Demand, E.Coli Detection, Coliform Detection, Fecal matter Detection, Flouride Detection, Proximate Analysis, Cation and Anion Detection, Metal Detection, Insecticides and Pesticides Identification. 

Equipments : Hot Air Oven, Micro Balance, pH Meter, Turbidity Meter, Kejaldhale Apparatus, Magnetic stirrer with Hot Plate, UV-Vis Spectrophotometer, Centrifuge, HPLC, Flame Photometer, Multi-Electrode Meter, BOD Incubator, Heating Mantle, Compound microscope, Compound microscope with camera, Automatic titration unit, Autoclave, Ultrapure Water Unit, Distill Water Unit, Muffle Furnace, Atomic Absorption Spectrophotometer, Analytical Balance, Incubator Biological, E-coli Test Kit, Colony Counter, Filtration Unit, Multi Ion Meter, Water Bath, Fluoride meter, TOC,  Autoclave for waste disposal.

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Research Areas:

I Water Testing
I Water and Waste Water Treatment
I Technological advancements in Waste water treatment
I Modelling and Simulation
I Process Intensification
I Software Development

Project Guidance :

I Students and faculty of Vishwakarma University are working in collaboration with Wilo on various facets of technology proliferation.
I Projects in the area of water and waste water will be undertaken for the benefit of our society at large

Contact US :

I Dr. Dhananjay Bhatkhande, Director, Water Quality Centre of Excellence, Mobile: +91-9975122887 Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
I Dr. Shraddha Khamparia, Deputy Director, Water Quality Centre of Excellence, Mobile: +91-8550973388 Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

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