Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

The Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTH) was established in 1925. It is the largest University in Greece. Today, it accounts around 70,000 undergraduate students and 9,000 in postgraduate programmes in all fields of science and technology. AUTH University is comprised of 7 Faculties organized into 33 Schools, 5 Faculties with 1 school each, as well as 4 independent Schools. Some indicative numbers are: 1,600 administrative personnel and technical staff, 2,400 academic staff, 6,000 graduates per year, 110 post graduate courses, 550 Ph.D. per year.

During the last 10 years more than 4,500 research programmes were implemented by AUTH, in which over 10,000 University staff and external co-operators have participated. Within the framework of these programmes there has been extensive cooperation with Universities, research centres and other organizations in Greece and throughout Europe, as well as in other countries outside Europe.

AUTH participated in more than 10 projects dealing with water monitoring, control and treatment of drinking water quality in the last decade. In WATERLOSS project, it is represented by the “Laboratory of General & Inorganic Chemical Technology (LGICT)”, which belongs to the Department of Chemistry, in the Section of Chemical Technology & Industrial Chemistry.

Scientific Responsible of WATERLOSS project:

Prof. A.I. Zouboulis

Chemical & Environmental Technology

Department of Chemistry, P.O. Box 116

Aristotle University, GR-54124 Thessaloniki, GREECE

tel.: +30-2310.997794,

Website: or


Contact persons:

Olympia Papadopoulou


Tel: +30 2310 804902

Fax: +30 2310 804904


Despoina Zioga

Tel: +30 2310 804900

Fax: +30 2310 804904


Project Description

The project will develop a methodology for control of non-revenue water in water supply systems, by implementation of the following:
- water balance in water systems using GIS-based maps;
-appropriate performance indicators;
- a decision support tool and a prioritized list of measures for controlling water losses, adapted to regional conditions.


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