Current press releases - DWA

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The German Association for Water, Wastewater and Waste (DWA) is strongly committed to the development of secure and sustainable water and waste management. As a politically and economically independent organisation it is professionally active in the field of water management, wastewater, waste and soil protection.

In Europe DWA is the association with the largest number of members within this field. Therefore it takes on a unique position in connection with professional competence regarding standardisation, professional training and information. The approximately 14.000 members represent specialists and executives from municipalities, universities, engineering offices, authorities and companies.

German Commitment in China


The third Chinese University Challenge of the German Association of Water, Wastewater and Waste (DWA) was held during the trade fair IE expo in Shanghai in mid-May.

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Taking stock on European standards, enabling professional mobility


A new working group named „European Qualification Framework“, organised by the European Water Association aims to establish coherence in existing European educational standards in the water sector. 

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German water management in India


The qualification of specialists was the focus of the framework programme of the DWA at the IFAT India, which took place from 28 to 30 September 2016 in Mumbai. 

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The best three: Indonesia, Iran and Stuttgart


18 teams from Germany and abroad took part in the first ever World University Challenge which was held by the German Association for Water, Wastewater and Waste (DWA). 

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