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

Glodowska, M.; Stopelli, E.; Schneider, M.; Lightfoot, A.; Rathi, B.; Straub, D.; Patzner, M.; Duyen, V. T.; AdvectAs Team Members; Berg, M.; Kleindienst, S.; Kappler, A. (2020) Role of in situ natural organic matter in mobilizing As during microbial reduction of FeIII-mineral-bearing aquifer sediments from Hanoi (Vietnam), Environmental Science and Technology, 54(7), 4149-4159, doi:10.1021/acs.est.9b07183, Institutional Repository
Rodríguez, E. M.; von Gunten, U. (2020) Generation of hydroxyl radical during chlorination of hydroxyphenols and natural organic matter extracts, Water Research, 177, 115691 (15 pp.), doi:10.1016/j.watres.2020.115691, Institutional Repository
Jiménez-Martínez, J.; Hyman, J. D.; Chen, Y.; Carey, J. W.; Porter, M. L.; Kang, Q.; Guthrie, G. J.; Viswanathan, H. S. (2020) Homogenization of dissolution and enhanced precipitation induced by bubbles in multiphase flow systems, Geophysical Research Letters, 47(7), e2020GL087163 (10 pp.), doi:10.1029/2020GL087163, Institutional Repository
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News

May 25, 2020

126 Swiss researchers, including 6 from Eawag, want to draw the attention their Swiss compatriots to the scientific evidence showing the link between the emergence of pandemics and human disturbance of the natural environment.

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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)