Biofilters have been used to treat drinking water for over 200 years. Despite their long history, little is known about these filters. Water is pumped…
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.
Biofilm in Water Utilities
Flow cytometry – a rapid method to study bacteria in water
This project will fractionate different parts of the fingerprint and look more specifically on which types of bacteria is present in certain fractions of the fingerprint with DNA sequencing.
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.
Safe and smart pipe installation works
This project will describe and evaluate rapid methods for monitoring water quality when establishing new drinking water pipes.
Super Quality Measuring Sites
The project is developing a concept for online measurement of drinking water quality. Our vision is to be faster than the bacteria!
The microbial bus journey
About the project Imagine that the water drop is like a bus and the bacteria are its passengers. In our project The microbial bus journey…
UV irradiation as a microbial safety barrier
This project will investigate how UV irradiation affects the whole community of microorganisms in drinking water.