Clean water through natural purification

RIWA strives for a quality of surface water that a natural purification is sufficient to prepare impeccable drinking water.


IAWR presents 12-point catalogue of measures for a future-proof drinking water supply

October 4th, 2019

As climate change progresses, it becomes increasingly observable that it is accompanied by a water crisis. Therefore, the protection of the remaining water resources should be given top priority from now on, because only with clean drinking water there...

RIWA-Rhine: Water quality Rhine does not improve

September 2nd, 2019

The year 2018 was marked by a large precipitation deficit in combination with a low water discharge of the Rhine, as is shown in the annual report 2018 of RIWA-Rhine which was published today. The prolonged period of drought...

On the move – the ICPR is preparing for the future

July 6th, 2019

The annual Plenary Session of the International Commission for the Protection of the Rhine (ICPR) was staged in Malbun (Liechtenstein) on 4 and 5 July 2019. The preparation of the Conference of Rhine ministers, in particular of the new...