Cover der KA und KW

DWA publishes four journals
(only available in German):

- KA – Korrespondenz Abwasser, Abfall (monthly)
- KW – Korrespondenz Wasserwirtschaft (monthly)
- KA-Betriebs-Info (four times a year)
- KW-gewässer-info (three times a year)

In these journals all technical, scientific, legal and economic aspects of the work fields of DWA are displayed.


KA - Korrespondenz Abwasser, Abfall is published once a month and is the official journal of the DWA and the organisation Güteschutz Kanalbau e.V. The editorial emphasis is on drainage systems, the treatment of municipal and industrial wastewater and the disposal and recycling of residual products, such as sludge, screenings and contents of grease separators.


The KA is published four times a year with the KA Betriebs-Info as a supplement.


Members can find complete issues of KA - Abwasser, Abfall (from 01/2002) to download in the members’ area of the DWA website.



The KW– Korrespondenz Wasserwirtschaft is the organ of the DWA for general water management issues: hydrology, water resources management, surface water and soil, hydraulic engineering, hydro power, surface water ecology, ground water, hydromechanics and flood protection. Added to this are cross-cutting issues such as law, economics, education and international cooperation. In addition to detailed technical papers, it provides comprehensive information “from the sector”: updates on the work of the DWA and its committees, news from the fields of science and practice, and bulletins - everything that’s important for water scientists: names and heads, legal cases, dissertations, books and other media, events.


Three times a year the journal gewässer-info appears as a supplement to the KW-Korrespondenz Wasserwirtschaft.


Members can find complete issues of KW - Korrespondenz Wasserwirtschaft to download in the members’ area of the DWA website.


Every two years DWA publishes a Internationonal Special Edition of

KA - Korrespondenz Abwasser, Abfall.


Free download:

KA International Special Edition 2016/2017 (PDF)

KA International Special Edition 2014/2015 (PDF)

KA International Special Edition 2012 (PDF)