Voice of the Danube




IAWD acts as a mechanism for initiating and organizing/carry out projects which bring financial resources from donors for common actions.







IAWD facilitates the voice of water utilities in the Danube Region.







IAWD provides the platform to discuss with stakeholders, authorities of national governments and international institutions the need to safeguard and preserve water quality.







IAWD communicates results of our work to stakeholders, national and international institutions through reports, position papers and workshops at the regional and international level also using electronic media.





EU – Drinking Water Directive

Setting the pace for future drinking water quality requirements In the course of the IAWD – General Assembly a presentation and discussion was conducted by the IAWD – Member, OVGW (Austrian Waterworks Association), on the proposed changes to the EU – Drinking Water Directive which will affect water operators. OVGW expressed concerns about some of […]

Awards Badges Landscape

Executive Director of the year

The Association of Association Executives is the largest community of association executives in Europe and in the UK, and has members in many other countries, including Africa, India and the Middle East. It is the largest association community outside North America. The Associations Award, organised by the Association of Associations Executives, raises the profile of […]

Fltr.: Walter Kling, Heinz Robak, Vladimir Tausanovic

New Honorary Members of IAWD

At this year’s General Assembly IAWD honoured two retiring colleagues as Honorary Members. Heinz Robak worked 25 years as an auditor of IAWD and actively helped to secure the positive financial development of IAWD. After his retirement he continued to work as auditor until the end of 2017. Over the last years he actively assisted […]

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Utility Benchmarking Program

Launch and Workshop of the Danube Hub in Zabljak and Tivat, Montenegro The first Danube Hub utility benchmarking exercise, which started as a pilot in late 2017, concluded in May 2018, and included 18 utilities from 9 countries: Albania -3 utilities; Bosnia and Herzegovina -5 utilities; Croatia -1 utility; Hungary -1 utility; Kosovo -2 utilities; […]

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To be part of our association IAWD invites you to become a member and to participate in the programs and activities of IAWD involving cooperation and sharing of experience between water professionals.

 Your membership in IAWD will strengthen this joint effort to create a strong voice and platform for improving water services and utility operation in the Danube region.

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