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February 14, 2014

Over a hundred guests took up the invitation to attend the closing event of the NFP 61 SWIP (Long-term Planning of Sustainable Water Infrastructure) on 23 January 2014. Read more

1. Ein Grundwasserpumpbrunnen bei Winterthur; © NFP61
December 3, 2013

In the course of the last few decades, the oxygen concentration levels in aquifers in the Swiss Plateau have dropped irregularly. Read more

Infrastruktur: Vorsicht vor Investitionsstau
November 5, 2013

The engineering firm Hunziker Betatech has devised an unusual 50th anniversary present for itself: a study of the condition of the water and sewage pipes in Switzerland. Read more

April 29, 2013

Despite melting glaciers, Switzerland faces no shortage of water, even in the long term. Currently only 5% of available annual precipitation is used for the water supply. Read more

March 11, 2013

The "Basel-Landschaft 21 Regional Water Supply" project will examine current contamination issues and threats to groundwater and drinking water, as well as structural shortcomings in the water supply system. 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

October 25, 2012

The Foundation Dr. J.E. Brandenberger is honouring Martin Wegelin, who was for 25 years a researcher at Eawag. Read more

June 22, 2012

The aquatic environment provides us with many valuable services, including a supply of drinking water and fish as well as various means of transportation and places of recreation. Attempts to provide these services with technological solutions would be futile or prohibitively expensive. Read more

March 22, 2012

The 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. Read more

March 22, 2012

Large quantities of antibiotic-resistant bacteria enter the environment via municipal – and especially hospital – wastewater streams.. Read more