EAWAG, Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology

EAWAG, Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology
Überlandstrasse 133, CH-8600 Dübendorf
EAWAG, Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology   link
Discipline: Environment
Affiliation: Conseil des EPF / ETH Rat

Eawag is a Swiss-based and internationally linked aquatic research institute committed to an ecological, economical and socially responsible management of water - the primary source of all life. It carries out research, teaching and consulting and forms a link between science and practical application.

Environment - Earth Sciences - Mar 19
Environment - Earth Sciences
Martin, Switzerland is now known as the "water tower of Europe". Will Switzerland still have an excess of water in the future? Overall, Switzerland will still have enough water in the future. But some regions may experience more frequent water shortages in the future, especially in late summer or autumn.
Health - Life Sciences - Mar 10
Health - Life Sciences

Why is Eawag addressing the topic of legionella? Firstly, the FOPH data clearly shows that legionella is a growing problem throughout Switzerland.

Environment - Feb 27

Urban stormwater systems consist of endless kilometres of subterranean pipes which discharge water from the urban area as swiftly and comprehensively as possible.

Environment - Chemistry - Feb 4
Environment - Chemistry

Hexachlorobenzene (HCB), formerly widely used as a fungicide, is one of the so-called dirty dozen - the first twelve toxic chemicals whose use was banned worldwide in 2004 under the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Organic Pollutants.

Environment - Life Sciences - Jan 21
Environment - Life Sciences

The series with Salome Mwaiko , Claire Aksamit , Tim Alexander , Rohini Athavale und Bernhard Wehrli was created as part of a photojournalism course that Christian Dinkel is tanking at the MAZ in Lucerne.

Health - Environment - Mar 3
Health - Environment

Legionnaires' disease is becoming more common in Switzerland: 582 cases were recorded by the Federal Office of Public Health (FOPH) in 2019 - twice as many as in 2013.

Life Sciences - Feb 10
Life Sciences

Without them there would be no oxygen, humans and animals could not digest, and the material cycles on Earth would come to a halt: Microorganisms.

Life Sciences - Jan 27
Life Sciences

This year, once again around 60 guests from Swiss politics, business and administration accepted the invitation of the ETH Domain to visit Davos.

Environment - Earth Sciences - Dec 12, 2019
Environment - Earth Sciences

In small watercourses in Swiss agricultural catchments, pesticides pose an ecotoxicological risk.

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