Research & Services | Water Treatment and Water Quality Laboratory

Adin Avner, HUJI, Faculty of Agricultural, Food and Environmental Quality Sciences, Soil and Water Sciences


Water, water treatment, waste water reuse, particle research, effluents, coagulation, flocculation, filtration, sedimentation, pretreatment



  • The laboratory focuses on industrial services, and research on water treatment, sewage/effluent reclamation, industrial waste-water treatment, and desalination.
  • Serves a variety of industries including water, pharmaceutics, biotechnology, electronics, high-tech,  food, jewelry, cosmetics, and laundry

Research provided

  • Particle characterization in water and waste-water, raw and treated
  • Study of particle transport, attachment and detachment mechanisms
  • Development of new methods and processes
  • Mathematical models
  • Financial assessments
  • Process optimization
  • Water and effluent analysis
  • Filtration efficiency
  • Particle morphology
  • Removal of virus and parasites in water treatment processes
  • Consulting


  • Fully equipped for laboratory and field work with state-of-the-art technology, headed by the past-president of the Israeli Water Association

Client record

  • Intel
  • Teva
  • Mekorot
  • Adamos
  • Interpharm
  • Maccabi Medical Centers
  • Amiad Filtration Systems
  • Treatec21 Industries
  • Israel Institute of Standards
  • Tami 4

Available equipment (partial list)

  • TOC analysis (Shimadzu)
  • Particles counting/size distribution/0.5-400 mm (HIAC/Royco)
  • ICP-AX (Perkin Elmer)
  • Electroflocculation system
  • Membrane filtration systems
  • VIS-UV spectrophotometer
  • Turbidimeter  (HACH)
  • Mobile Ph-meter
  • Mobile particle counter
  • EFectors
  • Filters
  • 20 l/hr UF membrane unit (ZeeWeed-Zenon)
  • 2000 l/hr UF membrane unit (Nitron-Chemtec)


Contact for more information:

Itzik Goldwaser
VP, Head of Research Collaborations
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