Fundamental chemical aspects of coagulation in drinking water treatment – Back to basics

Scientists from ÚH summarize and describe in detail the current knowledge about coagulation and published it in the prestigious Journal of Water Process Engineering. Pivokonský, M., Novotná, K., Petříček, R., Čermáková, L., Prokopová, M., Načeradská, J. (2024). Fundamental chemical aspects of coagulation in drinking water treatment – Back to basics. Journal of Water Process Engineering. […]
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Our exhibition Water is now presented in Prague

The exhibition „Water“ prepared by scientists from the Institute of Hydrodynamics is now presented in the Antonín Švehla’s Library in Prague. From 5th January to 22nd February 2024 (Monday to Thursday 9 a.m. – 5 p.m, Friday 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.) On the 10th January at 5 p.m. a guided tour of the exhibition […]
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A new database of hydrological and environmental metadata launched

High quality field data are crucial to success in the hydrological and environmental research. As such monitoring is often expensive and time consuming, it is convenient to share such data among research institutions. However, to facilitate the sharing, one must know the “who, where, and what”. That is why the hydrologists from the Institute of […]
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Combating land degradation and soil erosion in Ethiopia

A few days ago, hydrologists from the Institute of Hydrodynamics returned from the Sidama region in Ethiopia, where they began work on a multi-year project in cooperation with the Czech Development Agency, People in Need and All for Soil. Every rainy season, this densely populated region loses large areas of fertile land and human dwellings, […]
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Martin Pivokonský in Top 2% of the most influential scientists

Congratulations to the director of ÚH Martin Pivokonský for being included in the list of „Top 2% of the most influential scientists in their fields in the world“, published by Stanford University in October 2023. The rankings are compiled on the basis of standardized bibliometric indicators of citations of the author’s publication activity. Martin Pivokonský […]
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Kateřina Novotná achieved the Otto Wichterle Award

One of the 24 laureates of the Otto Wichterle Award, who received the prize from the hands of the president of the CAS, Eva Zažímalová, during the ceremony held in the Villa Lanna on 21st June 2023, was Kateřina Novotná from the Institute of Hydrodynamics. Kateřina Novotná deals with drinking water quality and treatment. She […]
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What is released from microplastics in water environment? – New publication of IH in Journal of Hazardous Materials

Recently, the occurrence of microplastics in aquatic environments has gained considerable attention of both the public and researchers. As a result, the knowledge on the abundance, sizes, shapes, or polymer composition of microplastics is growing. However, how do the microplastics interact with ambient water? The new study “Continuous long-term monitoring of leaching from microplastics into […]
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Lenka Čermáková achieved the Otto Wichterle Award

One of the 25 laureates of the Otto Wichterle Award, who received the prize from the hands of the president of the CAS, Eva Zažímalová, during the ceremony held in the Villa Lanna on 20th June 2022, was Lenka Čermáková from the Institute of Hydrodynamics.   Lenka Čermáková focuses on drinking water treatment, particularly on […]
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