The Mülheim Water Award is given under the patronage of the Lord Mayor of Mülheim.
Mülheim an der Ruhr is a city in the Ruhr region in North-Rhine-Westphalia and is located between Duisburg, Essen and Düsseldorf. The river Ruhr flows through the city area over a length of 14 kilometers. The history of Mülheim is tighly intervowen with the river and significantly influenced by it. The former leather- and mining city transformed over the course of the last decades into a multifaceted city that now is a popular location for businesses, service providers, research and technologies.
Learn more about Mülheim an der Ruhr here.
Since the 21. October 2015 Ulrich Scholten is the Lord Mayor of Mülheim an der Ruhr. He took over the patronage of the Mülheim Water Award from his predecessor Dagmar Mühlenfeld.
Due to the upcoming application phase for the Mülheim Water Award 2018, Ulrich Scholten shares his view on the importance of water for the city and the relevance of the Mülheim Water Award, read here.