Aquariusturm Mülheim an der Ruhr, Foto RWW (A. Köhring) 2012

Mülheim Water Award is back

Mülheim Water Award is back with a fresh design:

There also is a new focus with more emphasis on water analysis topics

and a related new sponsor, the GERSTEL GmbH & Co. KG.

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Mülheim Water Award

Mülheim Water Award 2018

The Mülheim Water Award honours practice-oriented research and development projects as well as the implementation of innovative concepts for a secure drinking water supply and water analysis.

Subject of submission for 2018:

Innovations for water systems and water analysis for sustainable water management and safe and secure drinking water supply

Applications for the Mülheim Water Award 2018 can no longer be submitted. The prequalification phase ended on 28th February 2018.

People or institutions from Europe can apply with innovative procedures, products, concepts and new findings with a strong focus on practical use and application within water management.

The prize to win in 2018 are 10.000€, donated in equal parts by RWW Rheinisch-Westfälische Wasserwerksgesellschaft mbH and GERSTEL GmbH & Co. KG, both companies located in Mülheim in Germany.

The Mülheim Water Award is coordinated by IWW Water Centre in Mülheim an der Ruhr.


Innovation level

Mülheim Water Award Bewertungskriterium Innovationsgrad

Transferability and reliability

Mülheim Water Award Bewertungskriterium Übertragbarkeit


Mülheim Water Award Bewertungskriterium Qualität

Use and protection of resources

Mülheim Water Award Bewertungskriterium Ressourcenschutz

Economic efficiency

Mülheim Water Award Bewertungskriterium Wirtschaftlichkeit