Ico Broekhuizen is defending his doctoral thesis in Urban Water Engineering
The recent EU Water legislation fitness check concluded that, whilst key legislation such as the EU Water Framework Directive and Urban Wastewater Treatment Directive are having a positive impact on the ecological status of water bodies across the EU, further actions are required in relation to the management of chemicals in the water cycle.
Mehwish Taneez joined the Urban Water Research Group in December 2020 as Postdoctoral fellow in Urban Water Engineering, within the framework of DRIZZLE - Centre for Stormwater Management. She will be working on sources of stormwater pollution, quantification of emissions and risk assessment.
The Swedish Water annual Research and Innovation Conference was held on 8-9 December 2020. During the conference organized as a webinar due to the current situation, Swedish Water, the research funders and the four research clusters Stormwater&Sewers, DRICKS, VA-kluster Mälardalen and VA-teknik Södra presented the latest news in water research and development.
As an active member of the Swedish Universities of the Built Environment (SBU), Lena Goldkuhl, Stormwater&Sewers, has taken the initiative to apply for a grant to develop courses within the framework of the national Water Research School. Earlier this year, the Water Research School received funding from Swedish Water and Swedish Water Development for its activities for the next three years. Luleå University of Technology, Chalmers, Lund University and KTH together have now received additional funding of a total of SEK 200,000 to develop the courses to be given in 2021.