LNEC is the largest Portuguese applied research institute in the field of civil engineering and related environmental areas. It combines R&D activities with specialised consultancy and with general support to the industry. LNEC's Hydraulics & Environment Dept. (110 total staff/60 researchers/40 PhD) develops R&D in the field of water and environment. In particular, its Urban Water Division (NES) deals with water supply, wastewater and storm water services, with leading-edge research in areas such as asset management of urban water infrastructures, performance assessment and advanced treatments. Its core activity is urban system analysis, diagnosis and decision-making processes, including civil engineering hydraulics, water quality and treatment processes.
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