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November 2017

Development of the module water chemistry, organic micropollutants started

A module “Water chemistry, organic micropollutants“ for sampling an assessment of organic micropollutants in running waters is under development. For background and further information please see here.


October 2017

Reports on bioassays for surface water assessment available

After finalizing the work on the Ecotoxicology module two expert reports on integrated water quality assessment with bioassays have been published. Further information can be found here.


July 2017

Experience report on river temperature assessment available

After a testing phase of several years, the temperature regime assessment method proposed by the experts' report was been classified not feasible. The method will be not further developed into into an official module. Further information, a report on the experiences of the test-phase and valuable further advise can be found here.


January 2017

New module for lake-shore ecomorphology assessment

The new method for the assessment of the ecomorphological status of lake-shores in Switzerland has been published. Please download the German publication here


November 2016

Two Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS) courses start march 2017 at the ZHAW

The CAS courses for Freshwater fish and Phytobenthos (aquatic plants and algae) will start in march 2017 at the ZHAW in Wädenswil. Further information and registration here: Freshwater fish / Phytobenthos

Please note, that publications are available only in German and/or French



Lake-shore morphology assessment module

  • Publication [PDF]

Methodenvorschlag zur Erhebung der Fische auf Stufe S

  • Expertenbericht [PDF]