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February 13, 2013

The main findings of the most recent research partnership project “Lake Kivu: Learning from the past for managing its future”, were presented in two workshops in Kigali and Bukavu. Read more

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

December 3, 2012

EPFL, Eawag and Ferring Pharmaceuticals are inaugurating a Chair for the study of lake environments. Read more

November 29, 2012

As he had intimated when the J. E. Brandenberger Foundation announced him as the 2012 prize winner, Martin Wegelin confirmed, at the award ceremony on Saturday 24th November in Chur, that he would be dividing the entire prize money of 200,000 Swiss francs between the Sodis Project (CHF 150,000) and the organisation Terres des femmes (CHF 50,000). 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

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