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Drinking water and health

A person consumes on average two liters of drinking water per day. But how clean is your tap water? SLU develops knowledge to support decision makers and the water services industry in their work to achieve safer drinking water and water treatment.

Hands and water. Photo.

Safer water management

There are tens of thousands of potentially harmful substances circulating in our environment. The challenge is to manage the risks so that future generations can be protected. 

Clean water and sanitation (goal 6); Life below water (goal 14)

SLU monitors inland waters and studies e.g. drinking water and sanitation. We conduct research, monitoring and consulting activities on issues connected to the sea. Read more about SLU and the global goals of Agenda 2030.

Two children playing with a small pool of water. Photo.

Find more knowledge about water at SLU

SLU has an extensive knowledge of water – from water suitable for drinking to wildlife habitat. With the help of Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, research and collaboration with others, we contribute to an increased knowledge of sustainable water management. Find out more about water knowledge from SLU!

Published: 19 December 2019 - Page editor: fomaredaktion@slu.se