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May 25, 2012

May 25, 2012At his meeting of 23rd/24th May 2012 the ETH Board has appointed Alfred (Johny) Wüest as full Professor of Aquatic Physics at Ecole Politechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL)..

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March 22, 2012

March 22, 2012The 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.

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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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November 24, 2011

November 24, 2011At the 2nd IWA Development Congress in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on 21st November the inaugural IWA Development Solutions Award was given to the department Sandec of Eawag..

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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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February 15, 2011

February 15, 2011Together with the University of Applied Sciences in Bern and other universities and Non-Profit-Organisations Eawag offers a new CAS (Certificate of Advanced Studies) about “Integrated Water Resource Management” (IWRM)..

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