Water 4.0

Water 4.0 focusses on digitalisation and automation as the core points of a strategy for a water management which is at the same time resource efficient, flexible and competitive.

In analogy with the initiative of Industry 4.0, Water 4.0 refers to core characteristics and terms of this industrial revolution like networking of machines, processes, storage systems and materials, smart factory or the internet of things, connecting these in order to achieve systemic water management.

Putting Water 4.0 into practice, Cyber Physical Systems (CPS) are the drivers of the optimal networking of vitual and real water systems: planning, construction and operation are imbued by software. This entails an intelligent networking of water consumers (agriculture, industry and households) and components for a future-compliant water infrastructure with the environment and the water cycle, following a holistic approach along the value chain. Furthermore Water 4.0 provides transparency for water users covering current needs and providing opportunities for future-compliant, creative jobs in water management.

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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.

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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.

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Africa: COVID-19 accelerates the digitalisation of African utilities’ service provision

During the Online-Update: Corona Crisis Africa GWP-members and experts discussed the current situation and Corona-related effects on the water sector …

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#UtilitiesFightCOVID

Deutsche und sambische Wasserversorgungs- und Abwasserentsorgungsunternehmen tauschen Erfahrungen bei der Bewältigung der COVID-19-Krise aus. Die Coronavirus-Krise erinnert uns daran, wie …

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