The Water and Waste Laboratories have been very active in research and development (R&D), as well as serving the industries through consultancy projects with their specialized expertise and R&D outputs. The main research and consultancy areas of the laboratories are as follows:

  • Industrial / Trade Effluent Treatment Technology and Quality Monitoring

  • Municipal Sewage Treatment Technology and Quality Monitoring

  • Sewage Sludge and Waste Management

  • Advanced Potable Water Treatment

  • Characterization and Stabilization / Solidification of Waste and Sludge

  • Management of Solid, Construction and Demolition Waste

  • Contaminated Land and Sediment Quality Monitoring