MARCOGAZ Technical Association of the European Natural Gas Industry, Brussels
As the German member of MARCOGAZ, the DVGW provides both the chair and the secretariat of the Standing Committee on Gas Usage and the 'Certification' Working Group. MARCOGAZ addresses the technical aspects of the European gas industry. Within this association, the DVGW co-ordinates its European activities with those pursued by other gas associations.
EUREAU European Union of National Associations of Water Suppliers and Waste Water Services, Brussels
EUREAU represents the technical interests of the European water industry. Within this union, in which we are very active, the DVGW co-ordinates its activities with those of other water associations at the European level.
IGU International Gas Union, Groningen, The Netherlands
The DVGW is the German member organisation of the IGU, and traditionally controls one of the working committees in its capacity as representative association of one of the ten largest countries with a gas industry. The DVGW is in charge of the secretariat of the IGU Chair and is also represented in top committees such as the IGU Council. The DVGW plays an active part in determining the technical contents of the programme for the tri-annual World Gas Congress.
IWA International Water Association, London
Within the IWA - a merger of IWSA and IAWQ -, a DVGW executive board member represents the DVGW in the newly-founded IWA Deutsches Nationales Komitee (German National Committee). Being in charge of the association's business management, the DVGW was responsible for preparing and organising the 23rd International Congress in Berlin in October 2001 that had as a motto "Efficient Water Management - Making it happen". 2,500 water experts from over 90 countries experienced a top-class international congress together with a special water trade fair.