Integrated Water and Soil Protection

Research activities focus on the protection and sustainable use of the natural resources of soil, water and vegetation. The emphasis is on water and wastewater infrastructure, agricultural irrigation, wastewater and sewage sludge treatment, use of organic residues and wastes, soil protection as well as reduction of nutrient surpluses.


The following is actively engaged in the research area:

  • Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering


What exactly is being researched:

The current focal points of this field of research are:

  • Networked system planning across sectors for water and wastewater infrastructure
  • Innovative strategies and technologies for demand-oriented agricultural irrigation, whilst protecting water resources
  • Innovative and energy-efficient technologies for wastewater and sludge treatment
  • Energy-based and material use of organic residues and wastes
  • Preventative and remedial protection of the soil
  • Reduction of nutrient surpluses
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