Our projects

Sweden Water Research conducts research into water and develops new, effective solutions to meet the future challenges facing the water services industry.

We create, run, participate in and initiate projects that seek out suitable partnerships, with the ultimate aim of increasing knowledge of successful methods for the development and climate change adaptation of the cities of the future. Projects within Sweden Water Research are run in close collaboration with the owner municipalities and will, in either the short or the long term, benefit day-to-day operations.

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Ongoing Projects

AGNES – Aerobic Granular sludge

The aerobic granular sludge (AGS) technology is an innovative, compact and energy efficient wastewater treatment process that seems to be mature for full-scale implementation around the world.

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Ongoing Projects

Characterisation of municipal wastewater

Existing load data from WWTPs are important, but are often deficient, and standard values for concentrations and mass flows for different substances and quotas between…

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Digital twin for sustainable and resource efficient operation of wastewater treatment plants

Within this project, a method for developing digital twins at WWTPs will be developed, including real time process simulation and data validation.

Ongoing Projects

Digital twin for sustainable and resource efficient operation of wastewater treatment plants

Within this project, a method for developing digital twins at WWTPs will be developed, including real time process simulation and data validation.

Ongoing Projects

Educational activities – a vehicle for meeting future recruitment needs?

This project is looking into how effective the educational activities are and how they can be developed to attract both boys’ and girls’ interest in a career within the water sector.

Ongoing Projects

Future City Water

Future City Water delivers state-of-the-art solutions that secure our most important commodity – drinking water.

Ongoing Projects

Increased production of biogas through industrial symbiosis – co-digestion of steam pretreated straw and sewage sludge

The potential could be realised in a socio-economically profitable way through industrial symbiosis between agricultural straw production, combined heat and power plants that supply steam,…

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Ongoing Projects

Källby Water Workshop, Lund

Källby Water Workshop is an innovative test bed and an arena where companies, universities and utility can work together to develop the future measurement methods for drinking water quality.

Ongoing Projects

Manammox

By successfully utilising anammox bacteria, the electrical energy demand can decrease, eventual methanol dosage could be stopped, the biogas production can increase and recirculation flows…

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Measurement of direct greenhouse gas emissions from wastewater treatment basins

Climate neutrality in the water and wastewater business can only be fulfilled if emissions of methane and nitrous oxide are low. We need good methods to identify and quantify these emissions.

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Ongoing Projects

Membrane against brownification – ”GenoMembran”

Since lakes and rivers are very important for the water supply in Sweden, the drinking water producers are very much affected by this brownification. Today,…

Ongoing Projects

New Sjölunda – bromate formation and regeneration of GAC

There is today a direction decision for the introduction of treatment from pharmaceutical residues and other organic micropollutants at Sjölunda WWTP. According to a feasibility…