Ongoing Projects

Wasis (2017-2021)

Smart WAter Management to Protect the OaSis areas of Morocco based on Integrated Modelling Systems. Funded by VLIR-UOS (TEAM project). Promoters from VUB-HYDR: Prof. Marijke Huysmans and Prof. Ann Van Griensven. Local coordinator: Prof. Dr. Ir. Abdelkader Larabi, Université Mohammed V de Rabat. Contact:

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VUB coordinates the project P2 on Integrated Water Management in the VLIR-UOS IUC with the UCB in Bolivia. Funded by VLIR-UOS. Contact:

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RESPONSE (2016-2021)

VUB-HYDR is partner in the RESPONSE project on "Reactive transport modelling of point source contamination in soils and groundwater". Funded by: BELSPO BRAIN. Coordinator: SCK-CEN. Partners: VUB, KULeuven, KBIN, UCL. Contact:

Brugeo (2016-2020)

Valorisation of the geothermal potential of the Brussels Capital Region. Funded by FEDER-EFRO Brussel. Coordinator: ULB. Partners: WTCB, BIM, GSB. Team members from VUB-HYDR: Janik Kukral and Prof. Marijke Huysmans. Contact:

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Finished Projects


The project on "Model-based assessment of the potential of seasonal aquifer thermal energy storage and recovery as a groundwater ecosystem service for the Brussels-Capital Region" (2014-2017) is funded by Innoviris. Team members from HYDR: Christian Anibas and Marijke Huysmans.

GROWADRISK (2012-2016)

VUB-HYDR is leading the BELSPO-SSD project 'Drought-related vulnerability and risk assessment of groundwater resources in Belgium'. Team members from HYDR: Boud Verbeiren, Marijke Huysmans, Imeshi Weerasinghe, Okke Batelaan.