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February 16, 2012

February 16, 2012Within a relatively short period, eutrophication has led to a reduction of almost 40% in the number of endemic whitefish species in Swiss lakes..

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January 18, 2012

January 18, 2012Working together with the Kloten/Opfikon water treatment plant, Eawag researchers have developed a means of producing fertilizer from wastewater, and thereby saving energy and raw materials..

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July 19, 2011

July 19, 2011Reinventing the toilet – this is the ambitious goal being pursued by an interdisciplinary team led by Eawag. The end product of the project is to be a toilet which collects source separated urine and faeces for further treatment, while recycling used water on site..

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June 21, 2011

June 21, 2011On 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"..

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March 31, 2011

March 31, 2011Zurich Insurance Companyhas awarded a special prize to the Eawag project "Nitrogen recycling with air stripping at the sewage treatment plant Kloten/Opfikon". The project, realised by the ARA Kloten/Opfikon and the team around Marc Böhler, financed by the "Amt für Abfall, Wasser, Energie und Luft (AWEL) " of the canton Zurich), received a special prize within the scope of the Zurich Climate Award ceremony..

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