Auslobung zum Mülheim Water Award 2022

Mülheim Water Award 2022 open for submissions

Mülheim an der Ruhr, 17th November, 2021

On the 1st of December, the three month application period begins for the “Mülheim Water Award 2022”, which includes a €10,000 prize. The award, which will be given for the eighth time in 2022, recognises practical research and development projects as well as the implementation of innovative concepts in drinking water supply and water analysis methods. Submissions will close on the 28th of February 2022. Read more

Mülheim Water Award presented for the seventh time

The Mülheim Water Award was presented for the seventh time on Wednesday, 16th September 2020. Read more

Mülheim Water Award 2020 open for submission

Mülheim an der Ruhr, November 19th, 2019 – The Mülheim Water Award 2020 will open for application on Sunday, 1st December 2019. The Award is endowed with 10.000€ and aims at applied research and development projects as well as the implementation of innovative concepts for drinking water supply and water analysis.

The “Mülheim Water Award” is jointly donated by the water supplier RWW Rheinisch-Westfälische Wasserwerksgesellschaft and GERSTEL GmbH & Co. KG, a producer of automated systems for instrumental chemical analysis. Both companies are located in Mülheim an der Ruhr. The application and selection process is coordinated by IWW Water Centre.

Topic of the current submission is: “Innovations for a sustainable, safe and secure drinking water supply”. Natural or legal persons, groups of persons or institutions from Europe may apply for the Award with projects delivering new procedures, solutions, products and concepts. Wanted for application are innovative, practice-orientated concepts as well as ready-for-use solutions to meet future challenges in water systems and water analysis. Application deadline is the 29th February 2020.

The application procedure consists of two steps: First, interested parties must submit a short application. The required application form will be available from 1st December 2019 to 29th February 2020 at From the pool of submitted applications, the jury will identify the most promising candidates, and will request information that is more detailed in a second step.

The Mülheim Water Award was first granted in 2006. In six competition rounds, more than 130 applications from 22 different European countries were submitted, covering the entire range of water management topics.

For more information visit the website.


Coordinating office of the Mülheim Water Award
c/o IWW Rheinisch-Westfälisches Institut für Wasser Beratungs- und Entwicklungsgesellschaft mbH
Peter Lévai
Moritzstraße 26
45476 Mülheim an der Ruhr

Phone:  +49 208 40303-435
Fax: +49 208 40303-80

Mülheim Water Award 2018 presented

Mülheim an der Ruhr, 18-09-2018

For the sixth time Mülheim Water Award was granted. Mr. Ulrich Scholten, Lord Mayor of Mülheim, acted as patron and led through the ceremony during 3. Mülheimer Wasseranalytisches Seminar (MWAS 2018) conference dinner in Mülheim an der Ruhr, September 12th 2018. Read more

Protection of critical water infrastructure – European research project STOP-IT has started

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