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NEST-Projektvisualisierung: Das Gebäude wird sein Aussehen immer wieder verändern
August 26, 2014

NEST: The house of the future

The construction of the modular research and innovation house NEST got underway at its ground-breaking ceremony on August 26. The building’s frame, its “backbone”, should be completed by the summer of 2015, upon which the first research modules will be installed. Read more

August 20, 2014

On the recommendation of the ETH Board the Bundesrat has re-elected Janet Hering as Director of Eawag until 2018. More information and interview with Prof Janet Hering: Switzerland: a leading example of sustainable water management. Read more

August 11, 2014

Bernhard Truffer, Head of the Department of Environmental Social Sciences, was appointed Professor of “Geography of Transitions in Urban Infrastructures” at the Faculty for Geosciences in the University of Utrecht at the beginning of August 2014. Read more

July 24, 2014

Chemistry professor Andreas Fath from the Furtwangen University in Baden-Württemberg is looking for money for new analysis equipment and for water research at his institute. From 28 July to 24 August he will swim the entire Rhine for this purpose, from the mountains in Graubünden to Rotterdam, including Lake Constance! Read more

June 19, 2014

First Lake Brienz, and now Lake Lucerne – calls are being increasingly made for there to be more phosphorus in Lake Lucerne. Read more

Abwasser gibt Aufschluss über Drogenkonsum
May 27, 2014

Wastewater contains traces of drugs and their metabolites. This allows us to draw conclusions on drug use – not of individuals, but of entire cities. Read more

Wehr und Kraftwerksanlage am Luzerner Mühleplatz  (A. Peter)
May 21, 2014

This year, with over 200 events in more than 40 countries, the international day of fish migration is being celebrated for the first time ever. Even the city of Lucerne is crossed by migrating fish. Read more

May 8, 2014

Ground breaking research by an international team of scientists has resulted in greater understanding of the effects of pesticides on aquatic invertebrates such as shrimps and snails. Read more

April 14, 2014

In the summer 2013, Eawag and the Swiss Federal Institute for NBC-Protection (LABORATORY SPIEZ) have withdrawn sediment cores from Lake Biel and examined the sediment layers for radioactivity. Read more

April 8, 2014

On Saturday, 17 May 2014, a celebration open to the public will be held along the revitalised Chriesbach on the Eawag premises in Dübendorf. Read more