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A new kind of engineering
for a more sustainable
future.

The IEES was founded in 1993, with the idea to bring
together experts and conduct Ecological Engineering
activities within an international society.

A new kind of engineering for a more sustainable future.

The IEES was founded in 1993, with the idea to bring together experts and conduct Ecological Engineering activities within an international society.

An international network of Ecological Engineering enthusiasts

The IEES was founded in 1993, with the idea to bring together experts and conduct Ecological Engineering activities within an international society. Ultimaltely, we want to promote Ecological Engineering as the most important way of construction in the 21st century.

1993

Founding year

10

Symposia organized

5

Continents

400+

Members

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Become part of our worldwide network of ecological engineering enthusiasts and take part in regular conferences, become a co-editor and submit your own lighthouse projects

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Sustainable Urban Water Systems?

Sustainable Urban Water Systems?

Water availability has always been the key factor for the development of human society. While in many countries this is plainly evident, those of us who - like me - live in a water-rich country, tend to forget about it. But even in my home country Switzerland - also known as Europe's water tower - 2018 was a drought year. Its very famous glaciers, which currently still provide a constant water flow in the rivers throughout the summer months, keep melting away [1]. They are suspected to be...

Restart of IEES – Picking up speed

What is the future role of IEES and how could it support other societies? Human society urgently needs to move towards more sustainable practices. We believe that Ecological...

A NEW LIFE FOR IEES 🙂

Dear IEES members, dear colleagues, During the last months, we have worked on breathing life into IEES. Together with Andreas Schönborn and the two co-presidents, Petter Jenssen...

Invitation to Ecosummit participants

To the EcoSummit 2016 participants, In accordance with the conference executive committee, we would like to invite you to the joint session 11-23 - Ecological Engineering...

Free IWA book from Brazil

Biological Wastewater Treatment in Warm Climate Regions The book gives a state-of-the-art presentation of the science and technology of biological wastewater treatment,...

Sustainable Urban Water Systems?

A NEW LIFE FOR IEES 🙂

Dear IEES members, dear colleagues, During the last months, we have worked on breathing life into IEES. Together with Andreas Schönborn and the two co-presidents, Petter Jenssen and Johannes Heeb, we contacted the AEES board (American Ecological Engineering Society) to reactivate the IEES...

Sustainable Urban Water Systems?

Invitation to Ecosummit participants

To the EcoSummit 2016 participants, In accordance with the conference executive committee, we would like to invite you to the joint session 11-23 - Ecological Engineering Practice: An International Review, which will take place on Tuesday Aug. 30 at 9:00 in the room Sully 3. The session is...

Sustainable Urban Water Systems?

Free IWA book from Brazil

Biological Wastewater Treatment in Warm Climate Regions The book gives a state-of-the-art presentation of the science and technology of biological wastewater treatment, particularly domestic sewage. The book covers the main treatment processes used worldwide with wastewater treatment in warm...

Sustainable Urban Water Systems?

cewas – Start your own Business in the Water Sector!

cewas is the international Training Centre for start-ups in the water, sanitation and resource management based in Willisau (Switzerland). The third cewas Start-Up programme is directed at graduates who want to start their own business in the emerging water sector. Within the one-year training...

Sustainable Urban Water Systems?

New Book: Sustainable Urban Environments

The urban environment – buildings, cities and infrastructure – represents one of the most important contributors to climate change, while at the same time holding the key to a more sustainable way of living. The transformation from traditional to sustainable systems requires interdisciplinary...