News

Linking SDG 6 with the Water and Nutrient Cycle. New Publication Online

 

 

Read the brand new AGUASAN publication, which illustrates how the water and nutrient cycles can be used as a tool for creating a common understanding of a water and sanitation system and aligning it with SDG 6.

 

Registration for the AGUASAN Workshop

On behalf of the AGUASAN Workshop Steering Committee, we are pleased to announce the 33rd AGUASAN Workshop which will take place June 26th to 30th, 2017 in Spiez, Switzerland, on the topic of "Circular economy - transforming waste into resources”. Please find below the invitation letter, announcement and pre-registration form.

 

Phase 2 of the RRR Project was launched in Lima

The RRR project seeks to transform waste into resources for the sustainable development of Lima

 

On January 24th  2017 at the Hotel Suites del Bosque in Lima, the second phase of the Project “Resource Recovery and Safe Reuse” was launched with the participation of more than 85 guests from the public and private sector. 

 

Integrity Management Toolbox is NOW ONLINE

The Integrity Management Toolbox, co-developed by cewas and Water Integrity Network, supports water sector organizations like utilities, small and medium-sized enterprises and public institutions in making integrity a part of their strategic plans, business models, and daily practices to reduce corruption risks and improve performance.

 

The online IM Toolbox provides:

Wanted: Innovative Ideas in Water and Sanitation!

This spring, cewas in cooperation with Impact Hub, Swiss Water Partnership, Swiss Bluetec Bridge and euforia organizes the Call for Ideas 2016. This competition honours promising, interesting and creative ideas in sanitation, water and resource management for the poor. The winner receives CHF 5.000,- as seed money and secures a sponsored slot in this year’s cewas start-up programme.

seecon project in the headlines

As part of the project Climate-Toolbox Surselva, seecon carried out an analysis of regional climate change risks and opportunities for the mountainous region Surselva in Switzerland. The results of the study were presented on June 25th and received strong attention from the media: three daily newspapers (download link) from the Grison covered the story on their front page and the local radio station RTR aired a three-minutes-long feature on the subject.

New cewas website launched

cewas has redesigned its website. Go check it out!

Opening of the "Tropenhaus Klein-Eden"

On the 13th of June 2014 the Tropenhaus Klein-Eden was opened officially by the Minister for Economic Affairs of Bavaria, Ms. Ilse Aigner. The Tropical House is a reference project for the energy-efficient use of waste heat in the low temperature range. Subtropical and tropical fruit as well as fresh-water food fish are produced in organic quality.

The Tropenhaus Klein-Eden uses the waste heat from the neighbouring glass industry.

cewas honoured for location marketing

cewas, managed by seecon gmbh, finished among the top three in the race for the SVSM Award, a price awarded for outstanding contributions to location marketing and management by the swiss association of location management.

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