Research & Development


Building ports from recycled materials
A Scandinavian consortium is mixing contaminated sediment with special binders to produce a construction material for ports as a sustainable alternative to dumping at sea or landfill. Stricter regulations have reduced use of hazardous chemicals and heavy metals in industrial activities, but...
Stockholm Water Prize awarded to virtual water innovator
Professor John Anthony Allan has been awarded the 2008 Stockholm Water Prize in recognition of his contribution to the water sector. He pioneered the concept of ‘virtual water’. A leading expert on global water resources, Professor Allan from King's College London received the annual Stockholm...