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Research Center of Excellence in Urban Water Engineering

Stormwater&Sewers at Luleå University of Technology develops and disseminates research-based knowledge and builds networks within stormwater and sewer systems, based on the needs of society, sustainability and wise use of resources, and in close collaboration with private and public stakeholders.

Chaired professor and responsible for the Urban Water Engineering Research Group is Prof. Maria Viklander.

In the media: Storm water is purified from microplastics with plants

Researchers at Luleå University of Technology, together with IVL Swedish Environmental Institute, have investigated how efficient a stormwater treatment plant is at cleaning microplastics from one of the country's busiest car roads.

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