Department Water Resources and Drinking Water

Water Resources & Drinking Water

Our research concentrates on physical and chemical processes in groundwater, surface water and drinking water. We conduct basic and applied research on water resources, water contaminants, and water treatment to contribute to sustainable water management from local to nationwide scales.

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Aeppli, M.; Voegelin, A.; Gorski, C. A.; Hofstetter, T. B.; Sander, M. (2018) Mediated electrochemical reduction of iron (oxyhydr-)oxides under defined thermodynamic boundary conditions, Environmental Science and Technology, 52(2), 560-570, doi:10.1021/acs.est.7b04411, Institutional Repository
Belletti, B.; Nardi, L.; Rinaldi, M.; Poppe, M.; Brabec, K.; Bussettini, M.; Comiti, F.; Gielczewski, M.; Golfieri, B.; Hellsten, S.; Kail, J.; Marchese, E.; Marcinkowski, P.; Okruszko, T.; Paillex, A.; Schirmer, M.; Stelmaszczyk, M.; Surian, N. (2018) Assessing restoration effects on river hydromorphology using the process-based morphological quality index in eight european river reaches, Environmental Management, 61(1), 69-84, doi:10.1007/s00267-017-0961-x, Institutional Repository
Borowski, S. C.; Biswakarma, J.; Kang, K.; Schenkeveld, W. D. C.; Hering, J. G.; Kubicki, J. D.; Kraemer, S. M.; Hug, S. J. (2018) Structure and reactivity of oxalate surface complexes on lepidocrocite derived from infrared spectroscopy, DFT-calculations, adsorption, dissolution and photochemical experiments, Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, 226, 244-262, doi:10.1016/j.gca.2018.01.024, Institutional Repository
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March 13, 2018

The Geochemical Society and the European Association of Geochemistry (EAG) have awarded Janet Hering, Director of Eawag and Professor in Environmental Biogeochemistry at ETH Zurich, the title of Geochemical Fellow. Read more

Research Projects

The project investigates what measures are most effective in influencing a river corridor so that river restoration and groundwater flow systems can help to mitigate the effects of floods and droughts.
This project facilitates the exchange of data, maps and information on geogenic contaminants (focussing on arsenic and fluoride) via the web-based Groundwater Assessment Platform (GAP)