DWA supports the research coordination in the fields of water and waste management. Identifying research needs DWA represents the interests of the practice. It accompanies research projects and supports its implementation. It has recently establisehd the new staff unit research and innovation.
The project „Characterization, communication and minimization of risks by new pollutants and pathogens in water circle” which was sponsored by BMBF provided the basis to a DWA-topic volume. The project results lead to an assessment concept applicable to estimate the efficiency of wastewater treatment processes in respect to eliminating micropollutants without undesired transformation products.
Performance in Research and Innovation
Communication and Definition Around 2000 experts work in approx. 350 special committees and expert groups. They discuss and define topics of the future.
Moderation and Support DWA moderates research groups. Cross-cutting issues are reflected in different expert groups. Specific groups can be founded for special proceedings.
Publishing and Distribution DWA offers: DWA Set of Rules, monthly professional journals, website, nesletter, participation in international trade fairs, a great number of various professional events to publish and distirbute reports and results.