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25 Mar


Focusing on water issues

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Logotype for the world water day. Illustration.

Water issues are essential for a sustainable future world. In connection to World Water Day 2020 we shared current examples of how SLU contributes to the work with Agenda 2030. On this page you can find out more about SLU's engagement in water isues.

Current examples of SLU's contribution in water issues

Doctoral Thesis to be defended 27 MarchEffects of ozonated sewage effluents and pharmaceuticals in zebrafish (Johannes Pohl, 2020)

Doctoral Thesis to be defended 15 AprilNew advice on how to create stable agricultural ditches (Daniel Avilés, 2020)

VideoStefan Bertilsson, Professor at SLU, is studying microorganisms in freshwater systems (select subtitles in English).

Wastewater knowledgeOrganic micropollutants in wastewater – how efficient are wastewater treatment plants?

Developing knowledgeNew study on organic environmental pollution in Lake Mälaren.

Doctoral ThesisTemperature- and body size scaling: effects on individuals, populations and food webs (Max Lindmark, 2020).

Vice-Chancellors' blogWorld Water Day highlights the blue SLU working towards Agenda 2030.

Video and current research. Jennie Barron, Professor at SLU, studying agricultural water managment, presents her research (select subtitles in English). Current project: Extreme weather - risks and solutions to increase the resilience of the Swedish agricultural production.

Study. The course package Sustainable Fisheries and Aquatic Ecosystems at advanced level and the master´s programme Soil, water and environment. Additional courses and programs focusing on water.

Why water, how, whatJens Olsson elaborates on why water issues are essential to the Agenda 2030 and more (scroll down).

Nordic cooperation. BIOWATER is a Nordic Centre of Excellence, with a main goal to examine the impacts of the bioeconomy on land use and freshwater quality and quantity.

Preview of the future Baltic Sea. Fish Communities & Climate Change.

Knowledge bank. Combined filtration makes removal of PFAS in drinking water more efficient.

Web. Drinking water and health.

Experience. Visit Baltic Sea Science Center, at Skansen, where SLU proudly contribute with our knowledge.


SLU provide knowledge, decision support and facts about water issues.


Time: 2020-03-19 - 2020-03-25
City: Världen
Additional info:

SLU – a water university

Water is essential to life. At SLU more than 400 researchers and experts work with water-related issues, from source to sea. Our knowledge contributes to achieving the global sustainable development goals focusing on water quality, life in water and the human use of water resources. Learn more at www.slu.se/waterforum.


Jens Olsson, Researcher
Department of Aquatic Resources, Institute of Coastal Research, SLU
jens.olsson@slu.se, +46 10 478 41 44