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.

The “Mülheim Water Award” is sponsored by the water supplier, RWW Rheinisch-Westfälische Wasserwerksgesellschaft mbH and GERSTEL GmbH & Co. KG, a producer of automated systems for chemical analysis instruments, both located in Mülheim an der Ruhr. The IWW Centre for Water will coordinate the application and selection process.

The theme for the 2022 award is “Innovations for a sustainable Water Industry and a safe & secure drinking water supply”. Applications are open to both natural and legal persons, groups of persons and institutions from Europe. Submissions of innovative, practically relevant concepts as well as application ready solutions that will help address future challenges in drinking water systems and water analysis methods are sought.

There is a two-stage application procedure beginning with a short online application. The initial application form will be available at from the 1st of December 2021 to the 28th of February 2022. From the pool of submitted applications, a jury of experts will shortlist the most promising submissions for progression to stage two, where further application documents will be requested.

The Award Ceremony of the Mülheim Water Award 2022 officially takes place during the conference dinner of the 5. Mülheimer Wasseranalytisches Seminar (MWAS 2022) on the 14th of September 2022 in Mülheim an der Ruhr.

The Mülheim Water Award was first presented in 2006. Since then, the award has been presented seven times and over 150 applications from 22 different European countries have been received, covering the entire spectrum of water management topics.

For more information visit


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