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January 24, 2013

Flow cytometry (FCM) can now be officially used for the quantification of microbial cells in drinking water. The new analytical method – developed at Eawag and extensively tested both in Switzerland and abroad – has been incorporated into the Swiss Food Compendium (SLMB) by the Federal Office of Public Health (FOPH). 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

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

March 22, 2012

The United Nations “Water for Life Award” goes this year to the Fundación SODIS in Bolivia. The non-profit organisation, founded in 2001 by staff from Eawag and DEZA, disseminates simple and appropriate solutions with regard to water and waste water in Latin America. Read more

March 22, 2012

Large quantities of antibiotic-resistant bacteria enter the environment via municipal – and especially hospital – wastewater streams.. Read more

June 21, 2011

On Wednesday, 22 June 2011 Eawag will celebrate its 75th anniversary with an information day under the motto "Healthy water resources - balancing the needs of humans and the environment".. Read more

April 8, 2011

In six chapters, the brochure "The highlights of Eawag" provides an insight into water research in the past, the present and the future..  Read more