The International Association of Water Supply Companies in the Danube River Catchment Area (IAWD) is concerned with improving and safeguarding the water quality of the Danube and its tributaries. IAWD encourages all measures and attempts directed at bavoiding and eliminating all contamination of, and hazards to, the raw water quality in order to ensure reliable drinking water supply.

To achieve these goals, all efforts are undertaken to unite the water companies of all countries in the Danube catchment area in IAWD to encourage concentration on the following objectives:

  • Developing a uniform, internationally agreed monitoring and investigation
    programme to safeguard water quality as well as evaluating and publishing
    the results thus obtained
  • Making the results of this work available to national and international
  • Public relations
  • Maintaining a regular and continuous exchange of experience between
  • Co-operating closely with other organisations pursuing similar objectives