Swedish Water prize for best thesis in 2017 - Ida Sandström, Luleå University of Technology

The Swedish Water & Wastewater Association SWWA has instituted a prize for "best thesis within the Urban Water Area" to create more attention and attraction for the area. Ida Sandström, student of the Master Programme in Natural Resources Engineering with focus on environment and water, is awarded this prize for her thesis "Multi-criteria analyzis - Assessment tools for future drinking water supply".

"This award for Ida Sandström shows that we at Luleå University of Technology have ambitious and talented students. It also shows that the education our students receive at the university helps them to carry out studies in the forefront", says Lisa Dahlén, education leader for the master programme in Natural Resources Engineering.

"This was a great and pleasant surprise! I feel proud receiving this award", says Ida Sandström who now works at WSP Group.

Award ceremony

The prize, free participation in the Water Meeting and a scholarship of 25 000 SEK, is awarded on the Water Meeting in Karlstad May 16 to 17. Swedish Water wants the price help generate more attention and attraction for VA topic. The hope is that the price will contribute to more students at Swedish universities focus on urban water engineering.

Would you like to get in touch with Ida Sandström? She can be reached the ida.sandstrom@wspgroup.se. Supervisor of the thesis has been assistant professor Annelie Hedström.

The thesis

Tools for assessment of future drinking water supply


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Best thesis in Urban water Area





Hedström, Annelie - Associate Professor
Organization: Urban Water Engineering, Architecture and Water, Department of Civil, Environmental and Natural Resources Engineering
Phone: +46 (0)920 492309
Dahlén, Lisa - Senior Lecturer
Organization: Waste Science and Technology, Geosciences and Environmental Engineering, Department of Civil, Environmental and Natural Resources Engineering


Page Editor and Contact: Richard Renberg

Published: 12 April 2017

Updated: 19 April 2017


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