Water and Energy

Energy-efficient water management and energy production from waste water or the waste products resulting from the treatment are the central topics of the working group. Wastewater treatment requires about 35 kilowatt hours of electricity per year per connected inhabitant. Rising energy prices, increased cost pressure and targeted CO2 reduction make energy efficiency for wastewater treatment plant operators a major issue.

Energy production from waste products such as the use of digester gas for combined heat and power plants are measures to reduce the electricity costs of wastewater treatment plants and at the same time make good use of the waste products.

Events

News & Information

UN World Water Day 2021: Valuing water

On 22nd March the United Nations call for the annual World Water Day. Under the motto “Valuing water”, the aim is to draw attention to the vital importance of water for people and how this resource can be protected.

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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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New at GWP: CERAFILTEC

The specialist for ceramic flat sheet membranes focuses primarily on non-European emerging countries. COO Miriam Sartor will explain which market …

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New at GWP: Pydro GmbH

The start-up company has set itself the goal of minimizing water losses and saving energy at the same time through …

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