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March 14, 2014

Southern Switzerland emerges as a hotspot of the effects of climate change. The bark beetle is putting spruces all over Switzerland under increasing pressure and groundwater temperatures are raising. Read more

February 14, 2014

Over a hundred guests took up the invitation to attend the closing event of the NFP 61 SWIP (Long-term Planning of Sustainable Water Infrastructure) on 23 January 2014. Read more

December 12, 2013

Fish ladders or naturally designed bypass channels allow common nase, barbel and other fish to bypass hydro-electric plants and migrate upstream. Unfortunately, such measures do not work downstream. Read more

September 26, 2013

Over the past 2,500 years, flooding in the Alps has been less frequent during warm summers than during cool summers. This is the finding of a study supported by the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) and carried out by researchers at the Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology (Eawag), the WSL, the University of Bern and the ETH Zurich.. Read more

November 28, 2012

The Sun determines the course of the planets. But the planets may also exert an influence on the Sun. Their configurations appear to be responsible for long-term cycles of increased solar activity. 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 11, 2012

Janet G. Hering, director of Eawag and professor at EPFL and ETHZ, published together with Prof Karin Ingold (Eawag and University Bern) a commentary in the latest issue of Science.. Read more

February 15, 2011

Together with the University of Applied Sciences in Bern and other universities and Non-Profit-Organisations Eawag offers a new CAS (Certificate of Advanced Studies) about “Integrated Water Resource Management” (IWRM).. Read more