Research | Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the Gdańsk University of Technology

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The Department of Sanitary Engineering deals with the implementation of activities in the field of:
• Surface water pollution and detecting pollution sources in the catchment,
• Mathematical modeling and simulation of wastewater treatment processes,
• Constructed wetlands,
• Landfill leachate treatment,
• Dewatering of municipal sewage sludge,
• Energy optimization of wastewater treatment processes,
• Water / wastewater treatment,
• Implementation of new technologies, including recovery of water and nutrients.
• Pollution and treatment of storm water runoff,
• Sustainable management of storm water.

Service offer
• Pilot plants for rent: external carbon source dosing system (2 m3) and batch sequencing reactor (0.5 m3).
• Evaluation of sewage treatment plant projects.
• Simulation models of wastewater treatment systems.
• Optimization and control strategies of wastewater treatment systems.
• Measurements of greenhouse gas emissions in wastewater treatment systems.
• Monitoring of the structures of microbiological communities in wastewater treatment systems.
• Designing of wetlands sewage treatment plants.
• Design and evaluation of the operation of systems for retention and treatment of rainwater runoff.
• Assessment of rainwater pollution.
• Economic analysis of the design solution using rainwater management in the household.
• Study of the variability of waters and sediments in retention reservoirs.
• Development of concepts for new and modernized domestic and industrial wastewater treatment.
• Diagnostics of problems in sewage treatment plants with the aim of improving the quality of wastewater treatment and improving the energy consumption of sewage treatment plants.
• Operational training of the sewage treatment plant personnel.
• Basic physico-chemical analyzes of sewage and sewage sludge
• Study of the methane potential of substrates and co-substrates.
• Consulting of projects in terms of correctness and rationality of technical solutions.
• Constructing a Computer Flow Model (KMP) for an active water supply system of any structure.
• Preparation and implementation of a program for flushing the water supply network using the directed flow method.
• Evaluation of the effectiveness of rinsing or cleaning of the water supply network based on the results of field measurements.
• Field studies of active water systems to identify their hydraulic efficiency. Specification of hoses for flushing, cleaning or restoration.
• Development and calibration of computer models of water transport and distribution systems.
• Designing large, complex pressure sewage systems based on the results of scientific research.
• Possible cooperation at the stage of developing computer programs for the design and regulation of central hot utility water circulation. Central hot utility water circulation regulation.

Head of DSE

prof. dr hab. Eng. Jacek Mąkinia

building no. 20 (HYDRO), 211 A

DSE Secretariat

Magdalena Kujawińska
building no. 20 (HYDRO), 210
phone: +48 58 347 24 21