DWA-Training: The German Water Sector

- Focus: River Basin Management

July 31 - August 2, 2018, Hennef

Twice per year, DWA holds the seminar “The German Water Sector” in Hennef/ Germany.

The next training is going to take place from July 31st – August 2nd 2018.

Focus of the seminar is going to be the river basin management.

The seminar aims to provide attendees the basic knowledge of the German water sector- a foundation to build upon during their everyday business.      

The following key topics are going to be covered:

  • Basic principles of river basin management, including visions for living rivers
  • Standards and rules in Germany, including the importance of the Technical Safety Management (TSM)
  • The role and meaning of the Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) in the German water sector in order to establish a solid foundation of knowledge
  • Integration of policies, decisions, participation processes and costs across sectoral interests, including involvement of industry, agriculture, urban development, navigation, fisheries management and more
  • Case studies:
    • Water Framework Directive
    • Geo Information Systems (GIS)

To round up the seminar, attendees are going on a field trip for practical experience

The detailed program follows soon.

You have questions on the program or any organizational matters?
Please reach out to Himani Karjala.

Click here to sign up for the seminar.