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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Publications

Podgorski, J.; Berg, M. (2020) Global threat of arsenic in groundwater, Science, 368(6493), 845-850, doi:10.1126/science.aba1510, Institutional Repository
Borer, B.; Jimenez-Martinez, J.; Stocker, R.; Or, D. (2020) Reduced gravity promotes bacterially mediated anoxic hotspots in unsaturated porous media, Scientific Reports, 10(1), 8614 (9 pp.), doi:10.1038/s41598-020-65362-w, Institutional Repository
Razanamahandry, L. C.; Digbeu, P. M.; Andrianisa, H. A.; Karoui, H.; Podgorski, J.; Manikandan, E.; Maaza, M.; Yacouba, H. (2020) Comparative methods for predicting cyanide pollution in artisanal small-scale gold mining catchment by using logistic regression and kriging with GIS, African Journal of Science, Technology, Innovation and Development, 12(3), 287-295, doi:10.1080/20421338.2020.1734325, Institutional Repository
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News

June 3, 2020

If one observes the competition between parasites and symbionts, much can be learned about the theory of evolution. Two Eawag researchers have thus shown in a new study that high parasite diversity promotes symbiont diversity.

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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)