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'Classical' real-time control (RTC) strategies in sewer systems are based on water level and flow measurements with the goal of activation of retention volume. The control system rule of 'clean (storm water) runoff into the receiving water - polluted runoff into the treatment plant' has been thwarted by rough operating conditions and lack of measurements.(More)
As part of a research & development project commissioned by the Land of North Rhine-Westphalia's Ministry for the Environment and Nature Conservation, Agriculture and Consumer Protection (MUNLV) an examination is being carried out of the general possibilities for centralised and decentralised treatment storm water runoff to be discharged into (canalised)(More)
In some cities, industrial enterprises' discharges into municipal sewage systems have a major impact on the quantity and quality of inflows to the municipal treatment plants. In many cases, industrial discharges stand out on account of the great fluctuations in their volumetric rates of flow, pollution loads and temperatures. As a result, these discharges(More)
BACKGROUND AND AIM To report on the prevalence of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) related intestinal dysplasia and cancer in northwestern Greece. PATIENTS AND METHODS Single referral center retrospective study. The policy among all gastroenterologists of the area regarding medical treatment, patient follow up and bowel surveillance strategies including(More)
We read with interest the articles by Ben-Horin et al [1] and Arias-Loste [2]. Indeed, infl ammatory bowel diseases (IBD), including Crohn's disease (CD) and ulcerative colitis (UC), have been recognized for many years now to include a hereditary component. Familial occurrence in IBD is probably expected to be less frequent in Greece compared to Northern(More)
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