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Martin Pivokonsky was awarded for outstanding results in grant project

Doc. RNDr. Martin Pivokonský received the Award of the President of the Czech Science Foundation (GACR) for outstanding results in grant projects in technical sciences.  He was awarded for the project Influence of Algal Organic Matter of Flocs Formed during Coagulation/Flocculation in Water Treatment.  The ceremony took place in the historical refectory of the House […]
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IH participates in project Hydropolis Praha

In the cooperation with the architectural company JinJan, s. r. o., and thanks to the financial support of the Prague City Hall and companies Pražská vodohospodářská společnost, a. s., Pražské vodovody a kanalizace, a. s., and Veolia Czech Republic, a. s., a model of a drinking water treatment plant is being constructed at the Institute of Hydrodynamics. An enlarged version […]
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Find out, how water is treated – video

Our new video was released! Find out, how drinking water is treated with the use of our pilot-plant installed at the Drinking Water Treatment Plant (DWTP) in Kutná Hora. The pilot-plant enables optimization of water treatment parameters in a continuous flow regime and bigger volumes than it is possible in a laboratory, where standard jar […]
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Fluid mechanics is the branch of physics concerned with balance and movement of fluids and fluid systems under the influence of external and internal forces. The fundamental difference between the rigid body and the fluid is the mobility of the molecules. 


Rheology is the study of the flow and deformation of matter. Rheological characteristics of materials are given by the type of applied flow and their physicochemical properties.


Hydrology studies the principles of water movements over the Earth. The main aim of the hydrological research is to define an occurrence of water, its circulation, spatial distribution, physical and chemical properties, and it relation to biosphere. 


Drinking water treatment is a technological branch dealing with removal of undesirable impurities from water. The most employed method is a formation of suspension by the means of dosing and mixing coagulants and subsequent separation of formed suspension by sedimentation and/or filtration.


Institute of Hydrodynamics, The Czech Academy of Sciences

Hydrology - Institute of Hydrodynamics, The Czech Academy of Sciences

Water Treatment - Institute of Hydrodynamics, The Czech Academy of Sciences