News archive

Failed to load

November 23, 2012

On invitation of Eawags department for Aquatic Ecology over 40 experts from local and central government, environmental consultancies and research organisations participated on 31st October the first workshop on aquatic invasive species. Read more

October 29, 2012

In September 2012, the title of “Titularprofessorin für nachhaltige Wassernutzung” (Associate Professor for Sustainable Water Use) was conferred on Hong Yang (Siam).. Read more

October 25, 2012

The Foundation Dr. J.E. Brandenberger is honouring Martin Wegelin, who was for 25 years a researcher at Eawag. Read more

October 12, 2012

On 2nd October 2012 the foundation stone was laid in the Neugut water treatment plant for the first ozonation facility in Switzerland. Read more

September 28, 2012

The ETH Board has appointed Eawag researcher Dr. Max Maurer as full professor of Urban Water Systems at ETH Zurich. Read more

August 15, 2012

There are 2.6 billion people in the world who have no access to a decent toilet. An interdisciplinary team of Swiss aquatic researchers and designers from Austria won with their invention as part of the 'Re-invent the Toilet' competition, sponsored by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation a special recognition award.. Read more

August 10, 2012

Swiss filmmaker Peter-Christian Fueter has won a Pardo alla Carriera at the Festival del Film Locarno, August 10, 2012.. Read more

August 6, 2012

Daily consumption of cocaine in Europe amounts to ca. 360 kilograms. This is the report of an international team of scientists, among them researchers from Eawag, the Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology.  Read more

June 22, 2012

The aquatic environment provides us with many valuable services, including a supply of drinking water and fish as well as various means of transportation and places of recreation. Attempts to provide these services with technological solutions would be futile or prohibitively expensive. Read more

June 12, 2012

In a unique field experiment, ten research groups from nine different countries have studied the ecological status of 100 streams across Europe. This was the first study to make extensive use of leaf-litter breakdown as an assessment method.. Read more