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We represent the German water sector worldwide. We connect you with water technology and expertise "Made in Germany".

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Industrial Water Compendium

As a part of a project funded by the German Federal Ministry for the Environment (BMU) GWP is preparing a compendium on industrial water in India and the MENA countries Tunisia, Morocco, Egypt and Jordan.

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International Market Development (BMWi)

GWP will again implement numerous activities in 2021 as part of the international market development programme (BMWi), including South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, the Philippines and Brasil.

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News & Information

Three regional sections become one

The 27th meeting of the Regional Section Russia marked a new beginning: For the last time, the Regional Section met under this name together with the two Regional Sections of Ukraine and Central Asia. In the future, all three sections will be combined under the new name "Regional Section EECCA".

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GWP members decide on topics and activities for the upcoming year

On June 10, 2021, representatives of the GWP membership met online to discuss its comprehensive activities and provide an overview of the future direction of GWP's committee work. The event took place digitally for the second time in a row. In a live vote, the topics relevant to the association for fiscal year 2021 were decided.

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German Water Partnership e.V. strengthens ties with Latin America

German Water Partnership e.V. strengthens its ties to Latin America: a mutual partnership agreement with the Lateinamerika Verein e.V. (LAV) enables the network to strengthen the cooperation between German companies and institutions of the water industry in the region, to offer its members optimal insights and contact opportunities into the regional industry and economy and thus to facilitate business initiation.

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Utility platform: new website now online

The utility platform for strengthening partnerships of municipal companies worldwide is now also expanding its online presence. On the brand new website of the model project, you will regularly find news from the four partnerships of the pilot phase.

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New at GWP: Evonik

Sustainable and economical solutions for the optimal use and reuse of water resources - that is the vision of Evonik, one of the world's leading specialty chemicals company and manufacturer of hydrogen peroxide and peracetic acid for various applications and target markets. In our interview with Stephan Neumayer, responsible for global business development of environmental technologies in the Active Oxygens Business Line at Evonik, he explains what drives the company and what potential he sees by joining GWP.

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World Water Day 2021: Valuing water

The United Nations is calling for World Water Day. Under the motto "Valuing water" attention is being drawn worldwide to the vital importance of water for people and discussions are taking place on how this resource can be better protected. GWP and its international partners are participating with an online campaign.

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A set of measures for a sustainable water industry

GWP Board of Directors' member Richard J. Vestner looks at four cross-industry trends and explains how they can work in unison to meet global challenges in the water sector.

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INVITATION | BLUE PLANET Berlin Water Dialogues

The time has come to rethink innovative water management! Register now to secure your spot at the first virtual BLUE PLANET Berlin Water Dialogues on February 25th, 2021.

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GWP on UN World Water Day 2020

GWP welcomes that this year’s World Water Day focuses on the connection between water and climate change.

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Last call to participate! Survey on water safety and COVID

How are Water Safety Plans and similar risk management practices being used to address COVID-challenges? 

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Upcoming Events

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In collaboration with German operators, GWP has developed the concept of a new model for partnerships between German local operators and operators from developing and emerging countries. This model was developed by GWP’s working group Operation and Capacity Development and in close cooperation with German development cooperation, especially Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ).
BLUE PLANET Berlin Water Dialogues aims to be the leading political forum for the water industry in Germany. Both the international character of the participants from governments, non-governmental organisations, research and science and the participation of decision-makers of international water consumers from industry, energy and agriculture as well as the fact that Berlin is an internationally recognised know-how location in the water sector contribute to the BLUE PLANET Berlin Water Dialogues.
German Water Partnership has supported the Export Initiative Environmental Technologies of the Federal Ministry for Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety from the very beginning and has already successfully implemented many projects.
Would you like to enter a foreign market?
Then take advantage of measures supported by the Market Development Programme (MEP) of the Federal Ministry of Economics and Energy (BMWi).
The German Water Partnership-Days are a series of events where German experts from the water sector meet with international decision-makers from the respective country to elaborate on appropriate solutions for the water industry. The GWP-Days are carried out by GWP and their active members.
“Together as a strong network”, GWP and its members present themselves with a joint booth at numerous trade fairs worldwide throughout the year. In addition to the booth, GWP is part of the general program at each fair.

Publications

Project ATLANTIS Brochure

In the framework of the ATLANTIS project this brochure describes and visualizes how wastewater treatment plants can be converted into water, nutrient and energy suppliers. Read more

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Index of Members

In this index you will find all our members listed. At a glance you can immediately see the industry and competencies of the respective member. Read more

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“Water 4.0” – updated booklet

Digitalization provides new approaches, tools and means to bring about a new era of water management. Similar to other branches of industry the water industry… Read more

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Aachen-Soers Wastewater Treatment Plant

Best practice for saving energy by energetic optimisation of aeration – reference project with GWP-members.   Read more

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