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2019
Drone over dansk vandløb: Filippo Bandini and Christian Koeppl
01 OCT

Newly developed Danish technology put to the test in China

A Danish-Chinese collaboration on river monitoring that will enable the issuing of flood warnings and other incident alerts is based on new Danish technology.

Waste water and water discharge
2017
Photo: Andreas Johansen
28 JUN

Roskilde: 50 shades of yellow

Many people drink more liquids than usual when they are attending a music festival. But people often forget to take their water bottles, and resort instead to a lukewarm...

Entrepreneurship Waste water and water discharge
2016
Foto: Colourbox
08 DEC

How to provide enough energy, water, and food for everyone

We need to think innovatively and collaborate across sectors if global energy, water and food production is to keep up with increasing demand. These are the recommendations...

Energy Food, fish and agriculture Water supply Waste water and water discharge Environment and pollution Production and management
Photo: Martin Dan Olsen
30 NOV

Water in drains and sewers reveals drug abuse in big cities

Wastewater analyses from DTU Environment are being incorporated into a major European project to estimate the extent of drug abuse in the EU.

Chemistry Mathematics Environment and pollution Waste water and water discharge
Photo: Colourbox
16 MAY

Bacteria remove pharmaceutical residue from waste water

Herning Vand (Herning Water​) is testing a new method that uses bacteria to remove pharmaceutical residue from household waste water.

Environment and pollution Waste water and water discharge
Photo: Colourbox
02 MAY

Bacteria remove pharmaceutical residue from waste water

Herning Vand is testing a new method that uses bacteria to remove pharmaceutical residue from household waste water.

Environment and pollution Waste water and water discharge
Photo: Sabina Askholm Larsen, DTU Byg
28 APR

Waste and waste water management in the Arctic requires locally adapted solutions

There is growing interest in technological solutions that can handle waste and waste water in the remote towns and villages in the Arctic. 

Polar research Health and diseases Waste management Waste water and water discharge
11 MAR

Laboratory for smart energy

In Copenhagen’s new Nordhavn district, researchers, authorities, utility companies, and industry are demonstrating in practice how to make the future energy supply...

Energy efficiency Energy systems Data analysis Electricity supply Climate adaption Waste water and water discharge CO2 separation and CO2 storage Water supply
2015
Photo: Colourbox
23 OCT

World Congress emphasizes DTU’s position in water research

DTU is home to Denmark’s largest research and educational environment in the field of water technology. This has been a contributing factor in the decision to allow...

Climate adaption Waste water and water discharge Water supply Environment and pollution
View from Tokyo Tower. Photo: Colourbox
07 OCT

Water poses challenge to major cities

Too much water, too little water, or contaminated water. Cities around the world are facing major water-related challenges. These challenges are further aggravated by global...

Environment and pollution Climate adaption Waste water and water discharge Water supply
Photo: Marion Jørgensen
07 OCT

Need for optimum wastewater treatment plant control

Mathematical models are to show new ways of managing wastewater treatment plants for the benefit of the climate and the environment.

Climate adaption Waste water and water discharge Water supply Mathematical modelling
Photo: Marion Jørgensen
07 OCT

Protecting cities from extreme rainfall

It is no longer simply a question of designing ‘smart cities’. We need to create ‘smart liveable cities’ that use rainwater to improve quality of...

Climate adaption Waste water and water discharge
Photo: Colourbox
13 JUL

From cholera epidemic to export success

In the mid-1800s, Copenhagen suffered from a serious cholera epidemic. This prompted the College of Advanced Technology (now DTU) in 1865 to give lectures on water supply...

Bacteria and microorganisms Viruses Building construction Waste management Waste water and water discharge Water supply
2014
Peter Steen Mikkelsen at his acceptance speech during the ICUD gala dinner 9th September 2014, in front of the JCUD chair Prof. David Butler, Exeter University, UK.
22 SEP

Peter Steen Mikkelsen winner of international award

Professor Peter Steen Mikkelsen, Department of Environmental Engineering at DTU (DTU Environment) has been awarded the IWA/IAHR Joint Committee on Urban Drainage (JCUD...

Climate change Water supply Waste water and water discharge
2013
02 JUL

DTU student wins Venture Cup Start-up Competition and DKK 250,000.

A team of DTU students took first prize at this year’s Venture Cup Start-up Competition. Four out of five category winners had DTU students on their teams.

Water supply Waste water and water discharge
DTU in Profile

Published annually, DTU in profile gives you fact & figures and a short presentation of the University.

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