22 May 2018

Most wanted: wastewater

Technology such as MRI helps us to understand the processes that take place in biomass when we purify waste water with micro-organisms. We can use this knowledge to extract more energy and resources (and new pollution) from our own waste water. But we also need new knowledge to tackle problems in the rapidly expanding world cities, where waste water purification is often a relatively new concept. We can and must get much more out of our waste water. This is argued by Professor Merle de Kreuk, who will give her inaugural address at TU Delft on Wednesday, 23 May.

26 April 2018

Super computing power for rainfall modelling in Africa

Prof. Nick van de Giesen received an IBM Technology & Data grant in the form of free super computing power and weather data. The project of Prof. Van de Giesen and Camille le Coz (both from the Water Management department) focusses on the simulation of rainfall and weather data in Africa to increase farmer resilience.

26 April 2018

Safe drinking water for all with smart, new drinking water technologies

Access to safe drinking water is a global challenge, particularly affecting the rural poor in developing countries. This urgent problem requires new, smart solutions for the removal of a wide range of contaminants of global concern, such as arsenic, fluoride, pathogens and antibiotic resistant genes.

01 February 2018

Timelapse of the 1953 great Dutch flood

26 January 2018

Crowdfunding purified water in India

Using the recently launched TU Delft crowdfunding platlform, Ralph Lindeboom is looking for donors to support his water purification project in India.