DVGW Water Technology Center (TZW)

The water treatment demonstration site for innovators to test new products and services for drinking water.

Water Types

drinking water from the local network

Technologies

flocculation, sand filtration, activated carbon: GAC, PAC,
membrane filtration: reverse osmosis, micro-filtration, ultra-filtration
disinfection: chlorination, ozonation, UV

Analytical equipment

laboratory equipment for all analytical techniques for drinking water analysis 
(highly sensitive), HPLC, GC, MALDI TOF, particle counters,micro plastics 
online instruments for pH, temperatur, pressure, salinity, turbidity, particle counters,... 

Technology Readiness Level

Basic principles observed
Technology concept formulated
Experimental proof of concept
Technology validated in lab
Technology validated in relevant environment (industrially relevant environment in the case of key enabling technologies)
Technology demonstrated in relevant environment (industrially relevant environment in the case of key enabling technologies)
System prototype demonstration in operational environment
System complete and qualified
Actual system proven in operational environment (competitive manufacturing in the case of key enabling technologies; or in space)

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