Water analysis Conducting and evaluating physical-chemical and microbiological water testing in accordance with the German Drinking Water Ordinance and other relevant legal regulations.
Testing of products and devices Initial testing of products and materials in contact with drinking water. Our Test Centre is accredited for more than 200 different product standards according to DIN EN ISO 17025. Test and develop UV technology.
Treatment technologies Develop sustainable water supply concepts. Implement, monitor and optimise new technologies. Test and further develop existing treatment methods.
Micropollutants and microorganisms Develop and improve the method of determination using cutting-edge equipment. Investigate the presence, behaviour and retention of inorganic and organic micropollutants in the water cycle and drinking water treatment.
Networks and drinking water distribution Microbiological quality change, deposit formation and cleaning and optimisation of the distribution network operation. Evaluate and analyse corrosion damage.
Risk management Support for water supply companies to establish a Water Safety Plan. Benefit from our extensive expertise.
Contaminated sites Evaluation of the decomposition potential at contaminated locations. Development of sustainable ways to eliminate pollutants from the environment. Employ a combination of microbiological and technical methods.
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New: Volume on the optimisation of EOF analysis
The current volume of the TZW publication series reports on the further development of the surrogate parameter EOF and the identification of…Read more
TZW mapped as "Water Europe Living Lab"
In July 2019, "Water Europe" published the first edition of the "Atlas of the EU Water Oriented Living Labs". The TZW: DVGW-Technologiezentrum Wasser…Read more
24th TZW Colloquium "Future issues of water supply"
The 24th TZW Colloquium presents selected topics from the work of the TZW in order to give impulses for the future. The conference language is German.Read more
TZW invests in innovative LED test bench
In order to strengthen the sustainability of the "Advanced UV for Life" consortium, the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) provided…Read more
Content impulses and personnel changes
The board of trustees of the TZW: DVGW-Technologiezentrum Wasser (German Water Centre) met on 11 July 2019 for its annual meeting in Karlsruhe. The…Read more
New: Publication series on the contamination of drinking water with enterococci
A research project funded by the DVGW addresses the question of which pathways enterococci use to enter drinking water and how they behave. The…Read more
Antibiotic resistance in the water cycle
In Berlin, the research alliance HyReKA published its results on antibiotic resistance in the water cycle. Since 2016, researchers in the project,…Read more
Interreg Water Test Network at IWA-LET in Edinburgh
Breakfast Networking Event on 12 June 2019 from 8.00 a.m.
As a German partner, TZW is part of the European Water Test Network. The EU project…Read more
Dresden Drinking Water Colloquium
About 170 employees from water suppliers, companies and authorities in the water sector met on 14 May 2019 for the 28th Dresden Drinking Water…Read more
TZW newsletter: The latest findings on PFAS and their effects on the environment
In its newsletter No. 46 (04/2019), TZW provides brief information on its current projects and research activities. The editorial gives an overview of…Read more
Modern, structured, comprehensive
TZW has a new website: “TZW’s impressive new web presence has completely revised content, additional services and functions, a clear structure and a…Read more
Hygienic suitability of products used for drinking water – new evaluation criteria
About 150 delegates came to an information event organised by TZW to discover what the new German Environment Agency evaluation criteria mean for…Read more
Waterworks residues: dispose or recycle?
Waterworks residues are generated during the treatment of drinking water, especially during flocculation and filtration. Residues include both the…Read more
From microbiology to climate change
The TZW colloquium presents key themes in water research. Every seat was taken for TZW’s event: DVGW-Technologiezentrums Wasser in Karlsruhe at its…Read more
German-Australian cooperation on water microbiology
Called “gabi - German Australian Joint Cooperation for Water Microbiology”, a German-Australian cooperation was initiated between the biggest…Read more
En route to smart data for water supply
How can artificial intelligence, algorithms or data platforms help water supply companies to deal with future challenges? On 14 November 2018, TZW and…Read more
TZW newsletter: The digitalisation trend and internal changeover
The latest newsletter No. 45 gives a brief overview of current projects and research activities at TZW. The lead article is dedicated to the trend of…Read more