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Factsheet Spread of antibiotic resistance in the aquatic environment

Antibiotic resistance genes, in particular in freshwater systems and sewers, are increasingly seen as emerging environmental contaminants. An Eawag factsheet provides an overview.

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July 31, 2015

Traditionally, water resource management has been in the hands of local or regional authorities, planners and users. In order to alleviate urgent worldwide water problems, scientists and politicians are increasingly calling for global approaches. Read more

Harvey M. Rosen Memorial Award for Lisa Salhi and Urs von Gunten
July 9, 2015

Elisabeth Salhi and Urs von Gunten from the department of Water Resources and Drinking Water received the Harvey M. Rosen Memorial Award for their publication "Process Control for Ozonation Systems: A Novel Real-Time Approach" in the journal Ozone: Science & Engineering. Read more

Catherine Wagner awarded the Theodosius Dobzhansky Prize
June 30, 2015

The Society for the Study of Evolution has awarded the Theodosius Dobzhansky Prize to Catherine Wagner, from the Department of Fish Ecology and Evolution. Read more