Water Supply, Sanitation and Environmental Engineering

Led by Peter van der Steen the Water Supply, Sanitation and Environmental Engineering Department focuses on reducing water scarcity and achieving access to adequate and equitable drinking water, sanitation and hygiene.

Chair Groups

Water Supply Engineering

Generation and transfer of knowledge related to both appropriate low-cost technologies and advanced drinking water and industrial water treatment and distribution.

Pollution Prevention and Resource Recovery

Focuses on the development of rational approaches to sustainable waste management via cleaner production, appropriate waste treatment and resource recovery in both the water supply and sanitation, and the industrial sectors.

Sanitary Engineering

Contributes to knowledge development and capacity building in the urban sanitation field; areas of interest include urban drainage, waste water collection, treatment and reclamation/reuse, and residuals management.



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