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The Zuckerberg Institute
for Water Research (ZIWR)

 The Department of Desalination & Water Treatment (DWT)


When dryland population increases, expanding local water supplies is essential. Scientists and Technicians at the Department of Desalination and water Treatment are studying high-tech desalination for providing water for drinking, agriculture and industry.


Prof. Jack Gilron, Head​

DWT Website


     The Department of Environmental Hydrology & Microbiology (EHM)

      Research activities in the Department of Environmental Hydrology & Microbiology comprise a wide spectrum of topics, including flow and transport processes, environmental microbiology, and the development of methods for the treatment, reclamation and remediation of diverse water sources, soils and sludge.

      Prof. Amit Gross, Head

      EHM Website