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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The Institute of Hydrodynamics supports Ukraine

Proclamation of the Headquarters of The Institute of Hydrodynamics of the Czech Academy of Sciences The institutional headquarters strongly condemn the violent attack on the independent and free Ukraine by the Russian army. The institutional headquarters firmly believe that the Russian aggression targeting Ukraine will result in the immense suffering of the Ukrainian people and […]
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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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