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The world needs better water infrastructure and new solutions for safe and sustainable management, treatment, and water distribution.

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Climate change, biodiversity loss, population growth and urbanization, aging infrastructure, regulations, digitalization, sustainability requirements, and recycling affect the need for new solutions for clean water.

SINTEF's unique multidisciplinary approach makes us well equipped to develop innovative and sustainable water and environmental technology solutions. Our expertise covers all aspects of the water value chain, from water sources to final treatment and recycling of resources. We offer research, advice, laboratory and field investigations, and risk and vulnerability analyses.





‘Blue-green’ roofs can prevent stormwater run-off

‘Blue-green’ roofs can prevent stormwater run-off

Urban growth, densification and climate change are putting increasing pressure on our water drainage systems. We now need better systems to manage the increasing number of uncontrolled stormwater events.

How to mitigate household flood damage

How to mitigate household flood damage

Was your house damaged following the recent ‘Hans’ extreme weather event? SINTEF can advise you about what you can do to limit the extent of the damage.