Water | Science | Future!

KWB stands for applied science, consulting and innovation. We are resolute in addressing crucial future issues including climate change, water crises, digitalisation, sector coupling, and urbanisation with dedicated research, practical solutions and inventive services.


After more than 20 years, we are saying goodbye to our old location in Cicerostrasse - and are looking forward to our new offices in Berlin-Schöneberg!

New anual report out now!

We're pleased to announce that our new annual report is now available! It reflects our tireless efforts and significant achievements over the past year. Check out the digital version here!

New Group Leader Veronika Zhiteneva

We are delighted that Dr. Veronika Zhiteneva was appointed at the beginning of the year to be our new group leader for the new "Water Treatment & Reuse" research group. To get to know Veronika better, we asked her what brought her to KWB almost four years ago, what goals she is pursuing in her new position, and what she's particularly proud of at KWB. Click here for the interview.

Our publication database is back!

Our publication database is finally up-to-date again. Various technical challenges had prevented updates for some time, but this is now a thing of the past. Have fun browsing!

The WasserWerkstatt celebrated its comeback

For years, the WasserWerkstatt had brought together experts from the water sector and promoted a lively exchange of ideas. We have now made a glorious new start and are already planning the next WasserWerkstatt. Here we share impressions and presentations from the previous event.


After more than 20 years, we are saying goodbye to our old location in Cicerostrasse - and are looking forward to our new offices in Berlin-Schöneberg!

Our Vision

Our expertise in applied research and practical solutions guarantees the sustainable management of the urban water cycle and a conscious approach to protecting our environment.

Our Mission

Thinking ahead
We tackle the urgent issues related to urban water management. These include responding to climate change, safeguarding the environment and resources, and embracing digitalization. We achieve this by conducting thorough and practical research that generates innovative knowledge. Our work is inventive, grounded in solid scientific principles, and constantly pushing boundaries.

Sharing knowledge
We have strong collaborations with national and international partners in science, business, and administration. We operate independently and connect key players, stakeholders, and organizations in the water sector and beyond. By sharing our extensive knowledge and effectively communicating it, we aim to raise awareness about the vital significance of water.

Driving change
Our work, ideas, and solutions have a profound impact on society. The knowledge we share encourages open dialogue and empowers people to make informed decisions. Together, we are shaping a positive future.

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