DWA is not only active in Germany, but also in various projects around the world. One big field DWA contributes in, are international fairs for water, wastewater and waste.
Next to the biggest German environmental fair, IFAT Munich, which takes place every other year, DWA participates in the local IFAT editions, as well as the IE expo, which take place in India, South Africa, China and Turkey. Next to the participation in the conference programs, as well as the German Pavilion, DWA organizes the so-called UNIVERSITY CHALLENGES in Germany and abroad. To ensure that every person around the world has access to save sanitary facilities, qualified staff is needed to execute all necessary action points. Something, which DWA aims to help with by supporting young talents in terms of training and providing them with a suitable platform to do networking. Next to the UNIVERSITY CHALLENGE, DWA also organizes the Water Skills, as well as helped train Patrick Gundert for his participation in the WorldSkills, which took place in Abu Dhabi.
Furthermore, DWA offers the training “Introduction to the German Water Sector” twice per year. The seminar aims to provide all relevant basic knowledge on the German water sector. It is a well-balanced mix between theoretical knowledge and practical exercised, as well as expeditions.