Joint research project on the reuse of filter backwash water

Zeitgestaffelte Probenahme von Filterspülwasser zur Untersuchung der Schlammeigenschaften

In the research project FITWAS (reuse of filter backwash water from the treatment of groundwater for the protection of the drinking water supply), five partners from the fields of research, water supply and industry join the German Environment Agency to analyse methods for reusing filter backwash water produced during drinking water treatment to conserve drinking water reserves. read more


Media coverage and dissemination PMT/vPvM criteria

Media coverage and dissemination PMT/vPvM criteria

Through the initiative by UBA, the hazard caused by persistent (degrade only very slowly in the environment) and at the same time polar and "mobile" substances to the sources of our drinking water has been problematised. Below is a selection of media coverage and dissemination from journalist, regulators, scientists, NGOs and legal bodies. This chronological list was last updated July 2020. read more

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