Archive of all projects with start earlier than 2007.
Separate Collection of Iodinated X-ray Constrast Media in Hospitals (RKM)Read moreRead more
In Berlin’s water bodies, high concentrations of AOI have been detected resulting from the discharge of iodinated X-ray contrast media (RKM) which are used for X-ray examinations in both hospitals and medical offices. These substances are almost completely excreted within 24 hours via the patient’s urine. These polar, strongly hydrophilic and persistent substances are emitted via wastewater treatment plants into the surface waters where they have been detected already. Considering the…
Complex Ressource Ananalysis and Assesment (CREAM)Read moreRead more
A groundwater management tool for Berlin
Summary The focus of the CREAM project is to develop and demonstrate necessary tools for responsible groundwater management. The first project phase includes the description of the techniques for successful and sustainable management of groundwater resources in the Berlin area as they are used by Berliner Wasserbetriebe (BWB) and Veolia Water (formerly Vivendi Water). As a result of long-term monitoring in the catchment areas of the Berlin waterworks, the BWB have extensive water management data. On…