A safe, reliable and efficient drinking-water supply, quality and hygiene, innovations in technology and analysis: IWW is one of the leading research institutes in Germany for all questions relating to water use. The scientific work, water analysis and consulting competence of the UDE’s affiliated institute are recognised throughout Germany and internationally. Almost 150 scientists, engineers, economists and technicians work for IWW at three locations. Customers of the Institute are mainly water suppliers, industry, swimming-pool operators, ministries and authorities.