THE INTEGRATED SUSTAINABILITY ASSESSMENT “ISA” TOOL -  Tools for measurement of EE&RES improvements and urban compatibility assessment for the new plants


The so called ISA tool is consists in one excel file composed by two parts, software tool N.1 and N.2. The main purpose of this tool is to carry out a very first evaluation on the benefits of applying innovative technological processes on Waste Water Treatment Plants (WWTPs) concerning waste and wastewater treatment in order to increase energy efficiency (EE) and the implementation of renewable energy sources (RES) at WWTPs. The tool is also able to provide a an urban compatibility assessment (UCA) in the surroundings of the WWTP is carried out. Economic and environmental features are also included in the calculation.