EAWAG, Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology

EAWAG, Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology

EAWAG, Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology  
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 - Aug 16
Fluoride occurs naturally in groundwater. In small amounts, this is usually not a problem, but in India the concentration in many places exceeds the threshold at which is starts to present a health hazard. According to estimates by Eawag researchers, based on new computer models, more than a hundred million people are affected.
Environment - Aug 15

Eawag has studied how various pumped-storage hydropower scenarios affect temperature and water quality in the waterbodies concerned.

Environment - Aug 9

The development of novel, less costly analytical methods is of crucial importance in addressing the issue of micropollutants in surface waters.

Environment - Aug 2

Eawag, the ETH Zurich and the University of Bern have developed a new instrument: the "Combined Vacuum Crushing and Sieving System" (CVCS).

Chemistry - Aug 10

Commitment to teaching: Eawag scientist Bernhard Wehrli took over the post of Director of Studies in Environmental Sciences at ETH Zurich on August 1, 2018.

Environment - Aug 6

Lagoons are valuable natural habitats as well as being good for tourism. In the case of the "Mar Menor" in the Spanish province of Murcia, however, such large quantities of nutrients are entering the unique ecosystem via the groundwater that algal blooms are making swimming impossible.

Medicine - Jul 27

Knowledge brokering is a technical term used to describe activities to facilitate mutual learning between researchers, practitioners and policy makers.

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