Staff

Tove Larsen

Prof. Dr. Tove Larsen

Department Urban Water Management

About Me

Major Research Areas

  • Concepts of Sustainable Urban Water Management 
  • Source Separation for Wastewater Management
  • Decentralized Technologies for Wastewater Treatment

Awards

Blue Diversion 2014
Project Innovation Awards from the International Water Association
-  Europe and West Asia: Winner
-  Global: Grand Honor Award
Blue Diversion

Reinvent The Toilet Challenge 2012
Special recognition for outstanding design of a toilet user interface from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
Blue Diversion

td-award 2008
The swiss-academies award for transdisciplinary research 2008 was given to the project Novaquatis for its visionary, innovative and integrative approach in urban water management.
Novaquatis


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Projects

Water and sanitation innovations for non-grid solutions – an inter- and transdisciplinary strategic research program

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Curriculum Vitae

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Selected publications

Larsen, T. A.; Hoffmann, S.; Lüthi, C.; Truffer, B.; Maurer, M. (2016) Emerging solutions to the water challenges of an urbanizing world, Science, 352(6288), 928-933, doi:10.1126/science.aad8641, Institutional Repository
Larsen, T. A. (2015) CO2-neutral wastewater treatment plants or robust, climate-friendly wastewater management? A systems perspective, Water Research, 87, 513-521, doi:10.1016/j.watres.2015.06.006, Institutional Repository
Larsen, T. A.; Gebauer, H.; Gründl, H.; Künzle, R.; Lüthi, C.; Messmer, U.; Morgenroth, E.; Niwagaba, C. B.; Ranner, B. (2015) Blue Diversion: a new approach to sanitation in informal settlements, Journal of Water Sanitation and Hygiene for Development, 5(1), 64-71, doi:10.2166/washdev.2014.115, Institutional Repository
McConville, J. R.; Künzle, R.; Messmer, U.; Udert, K. M.; Larsen, T. A. (2014) Decision support for redesigning wastewater treatment technologies, Environmental Science and Technology, 48(20), 12238-12246, doi:10.1021/es501854x, Institutional Repository
Larsen, T. A.; Udert, K. M.; Lienert, J. (2013) Source separation and decentralization for wastewater management, 502 p, doi:10.2166/9781780401072, Institutional Repository
Lienert, J.; Larsen, T. A. (2010) High acceptance of urine source separation in seven European countries: a review, Environmental Science and Technology, 44(2), 556-566, doi:10.1021/es9028765, Institutional Repository
Larsen, T. A.; Alder, A. C.; Eggen, R. I. L.; Maurer, M.; Lienert, J. (2009) Source separation: Will we see a paradigm shift in wastewater handling?, Environmental Science and Technology, 43(16), 6121-6125, doi:10.1021/es803001r, Institutional Repository
Maurer, M.; Pronk, W.; Larsen, T. A. (2006) Treatment processes for source-separated urine, Water Research, 40(17), 3151-3166, doi:10.1016/j.watres.2006.07.012, Institutional Repository
Larsen, T. A.; Lienert, J.; Joss, A.; Siegrist, H. (2004) How to avoid pharmaceuticals in the aquatic environment, Journal of Biotechnology, 113(1-3), 295-304, doi:10.1016/j.jbiotec.2004.03.033, Institutional Repository
Larsen, T. A.; Peters, I.; Alder, A.; Eggen, R.; Maurer, M.; Muncke, J. (2001) Re-engineering the toilet for sustainable wastewater management. Could one answer be a new toilet that separates urine from wastewater streams?, Environmental Science and Technology, 35(9), 192A-197A, doi:10.1021/es012328d, Institutional Repository
Larsen, T. A.; Gujer, W. (1997) The concept of sustainable urban water management, Water Science and Technology, 35(9), 3-10, doi:10.1016/S0273-1223(97)00179-0, Institutional Repository
Larsen, T. A.; Gujer, W. (1996) Separate management of anthropogenic nutrient solutions (human urine), Water Science and Technology, 34(3-4), 87-94, doi:10.1016/0273-1223(96)00560-4, Institutional Repository

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Address

E-Mail: tove.larsen@eawag.ch
Phone: +41 58 765 5039
Fax: +41 58 765 5802
Address: Eawag
Überlandstrasse 133
8600 Dübendorf
Office: BU B10

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