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.

News & Information

International online conference BLUE PLANET Berlin Water Dialogues 2023 on „Closing the Loop – Circular Water Economy“

Titled “Closing the Loop – Circular Water Economy”, the BLUE PLANET Berlin Water Dialogues will focus on the important topic of closed water cycles on 8 November 2023. The consequences of global climate change and the increasing scarcity of resources call for new and holistic ways of managing water.

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Global perspectives & partnerships: GWP at the Global Water Summit in Berlin

The Global Water Summit took place in Berlin from 8th to 10th May. The event provided an opportunity for German Water Partnership (GWP) and its members to engage in global networking in the heart of Berlin.

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German Water Partnership at the ABIDJAN2023

From February 19th – 23rd 2023, the 21st International AfWASA Congress & Exhibition and the 7th International FSM Conference were held in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire. GWP…

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Accelerating Change: World Water Day 2023

“Accelerating Change”: The United Nations is calling for action on the occasion of World Water Day. 2023 marks the mid-term for the implementation of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

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