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March 15, 2017

WASSER BERLIN INTERNATIONAL 2017: A wealth of innovations

• Exhibitors present numerous highlights

• New: Innovation Tours on 28 and 29 March

• A comprehensive display of innovations

• Large number of international exhibitors

In two weeks’ time WASSER BERLIN INTERNATIONAL 2017 will open its doors for four days. Numerous fascinating new products await visitors from Germany and abroad to the trade fair. Messe Berlin has put together a representative selection under the heading of ‘Innovations’. In this exclusive overview a total of 55 exhibitors from six countries have described their exhibits. All the texts and images are available online at www.wasser-berlin.de/en/Press/Innovations/ and can be downloaded and used free of charge for journalistic purposes.

On Tuesday, 28 March at 2.30 p.m. and Wednesday, 29 March at 10.30 a.m. the Innovation Tours will let visitors see these selected new products live. In order to participate please register by emailing gaebel@messe-berlin.de.

Extra-wide adjustment range and high dosage accuracy

The innovative products, systems, services and projects exhibited cover almost every section of the water industry at the trade fair. At WASSER BERLIN INTERNATIONAL 2017, in the Water Extraction section, Grundfos will be exhibiting its new Smart Digital XL dosage pump which features extra-wide adjustment (1:800) and provides a very accurate dosage of +/- 1.5 per cent throughout its entire range. Haver & Boecker is aiming for a new dimension in water filtration with its high-performance MINIMESH RPD HIFLO-S filtration unit, which features three-dimensional pore geometry.

In the Water Distribution section EWE-Armaturen will be displaying the company’s new FLEXORIPP water meter installation box. This is also available for Qn 2.5 and Qn 6 water meters and corresponding designs in accordance with MID. STAR is currently the first and only manufacturer producing standard DVGW-certified seamless elbows that conform to minimum wall thickness specifications according to DIN EN 12201-3 and DIN EN 1555-3, feature ‘r = 1.5 x d’ dimensions and are able to withstand extreme loads.

Fibreglass piping systems for sewage treatment plants

Exhibitors in the Construction Services / NO DIG BERLIN section will also have numerous new products on display. The new sign sets marketed by Franken Plastik make it easy to produce signs to DIN requirements, especially for minor building projects. With its new AVNS machinery Herrenknecht now supplies the long-awaited tunnelling technology that is able to combine longer sections and smaller diameters.

In the Wastewater Treatment / Technology section INVENT will be presenting the ALPHAMETER, a device for energy-efficient control of oxygen injection into an aeration tank, along with the THINK Fluid Dynamix service, providing fluid-dynamic simulations for water and wastewater treatment plants. LURI.watersystems.GmbH has gone one step further: sewage treatment plants using large-diameter GRP piping, completely pre-assembled in the factory.

In the Flood Management/ Flood Protection section the Dutch exhibitor DMC will be presenting its new system for actively monitoring dykes and preventing dyke failures. At WASSER BERLIN INTERNATIONAL 2017 XP Solutions Software from the UK will be exhibiting new tools and functions for designing drainage systems and modelling flood scenarios.

Detecting water contaminants at trace-level concentrations

Among the outstanding exhibits in the IT Services section is ribeka’s new GW-Base 9 software which collects and manages every type of data deriving from water monitoring projects, for example water level data, runoff and discharge data, data analysis data, geological data, well construction data logger data and climate data. At WASSER BERLIN the DHI WASY group will be presenting the 2017 release of its newly-developed interfacing of FEFLOW groundwater simulation software with the MIKE21 hydrodynamics model. In the Quality Assurance / Science / Research section the Polish Institute for Environmental Technology Verification, based in Katowice, will be presenting its verification service for new water treatment technologies.

The Energy Efficiency / Measuring, Control and Analysis Systems section rounds off the water industry displays at WASSER BERLIN INTERNATIONAL. This is where trade visitors will also find numerous innovative products. Thus the MTA Pipe-Inspector® enables seamless visual and acoustic inspection of all kinds of transport pipelines during operation. The SCIEX X500R QTOF made by SCIEX from Darmstadt now provides scientists with quick, dependable and easy-to-operate access to high-resolution mass spectrometry (HRMS) for detecting a wide variety of known and unknown water contaminants at trace-level concentrations.

About WASSER BERLIN INTERNATIONAL

Wasser Berlin International is Germany's international marketing platform devoted to the topic of water where trade visitors can find products, services and solutions from every part of the water industry. The Wasser Berlin International Congress is in the format of an enclosed hall forum and an integral part of the trade fair. In 2015 Wasser Berlin International was held on a display area covering 36,000 square metres. 557 exhibitors from 26 countries were represented in Berlin, of whom 118 came from abroad. 22,686 trade visitors from 104 countries attended Wasser Berlin International 2015. The next event will take place from 28 to 31 March 2017.