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.

GWP and the “Digital Twin” Project at the TU Berlin

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BLUE PLANET Berlin Water Dialogues 2022/23: New Advisory Board

With the new advisory board, concentrated expertise from the water sector is once again coming together to put together an exciting programme. We look forward to the continuation of the BLUE PLANET Berlin Water Dialogues in autumn 2022!

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World Water Day 2022: Groundwater – Making the Invisible Visible

German Water Partnership emphasises the importance of groundwater as a freshwater resource and calls for an even greater focus on …

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GWP is a partner at the World Water-Tech Innovation Summit in London

We are delighted to be supporting the World Water-Tech Innovation Summit in London on 22-23 February 2022. The World Water-Tech Innovation Summit has become a catalyst for innovation and an annual meeting place for the global water ecosystem. Utilities, regulators, engineering firms, technology giants, start-ups, and investors come together to share their experiences and identify future partners.

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Water Reuse in Focus

The second edition of the BLUE PLANET Berlin Water Dialogues 2021 took place on November 25th. The conference followed up on the success of the first event in the year and proved once again, that the international water sector is strongly interested in exchanging views on the important and topical issue of Water Reuse – be it virtual or in person.

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