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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Completed Projects


The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) highlights wastewater treatment as a significant point source…

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Completed Projects

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About the project Micropollutants, or contaminants of emerging concern (CEC), referring to a number of…

Completed Projects

MACRO – Food in circular robust systems, step 3

MACRO (Food in Circular Robust Systems, step 3) is a Vinnova project within Challenge-driven innovation…

Completed Projects


An introduction of anammox bacteria, as a significant nitrogen removal process in the mainstream of…

Ongoing Projects

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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Completed Projects

Membrane against brownification – ”GenoMembran”

Since lakes and rivers are very important for the water supply in Sweden, the drinking…

Completed Projects


Worldwide population will reach 8.1 billion by 2025 and clean accessible water is essential for…

Completed Projects

Micropollutant removal at Sjölunda WWTP – bromate formation in ozonation and regeneration of activated carbon

Previously, micropollutants at Sjölunda WWTP have been mapped and this study answers some supplementary questions…

Completed Projects

NPHarvest – Sustainable recycling of phosphorus and nitrogen

NPHarvest consists of a pre-treatment with calcium hydroxide which results in the precipitation of phosphorus…

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Completed Projects

Nutrient recycling from wastewater – literature study: an overview of technologies, costs and environmental impact

The report describes established and new technologies for nitrogen recovery from waste­water and compares the…

Completed Projects


The Öresund region is facing severe climate-related challenges. Both DMI and SMHI predict that the…

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Ongoing Projects

PhD project: Carescape of blue-green solutions in everyday life: Exploring the socio-materiality of a technical infrastructure

Misagh is an architect and urban designer interested in architecture and urban design in relation…