Global Water Awards: WABAG is nominated twice

“Bringing world-leading technologies to solve water issues in the most challenging emerging markets.”

 VA TECH WABAG has been shortlisted for the Global Water Awards 2016, Abu Dhabi in the “Water Company of the Year” category as well as for “Industrial Project of the Year”. For WABAG it is an honour to have been nominated in both categories.

The shortlisting for the “Water Company of the Year” is recognizing our achievements in developing water and wastewater treatment infrastructure in emerging countries during 2015:

India: Ganga Clean-up Programm: Build and Operate the 140,000 m3/d Varanasi WWTP
Malaysia: Capturing largest EPC contract (€ 200 mio.) ever from PETRONAS
Oman: Commissioning the 191,000 m3/d Al Ghubrah SWRO
Bahrain: First EPC order in Bahrain: AMAS WWTP & Recycling Plant
Nigeria: First large-scale contract for INDORAMA industrial water treatment plant 
Iran: Being one of the few international water contractors to have retained a presence in Iran throughout the sanctions.

“Industrial Water Project of the Year”: Water Recycling Plant Dahej, India

 Owing to its unique design, advanced technology and major contribution to sustainable development in a water-stressed region, our reclamation plant in Dahej, India has been shortlisted. To quote GWI: “In treating a locally generated wastewater stream by throwing just about every technology in the book at it, Wabag has achieved stunning results which will help to usher in a new era of sustainability in Indian industry.”


The awards will be presented by Felipe Calderón, president of Mexico from 2006-2012 and chairman of the Global Commission on the  Economy and Climate, at a special ceremony to be held at the opulent Emirates Palace in Abu Dhabi on 19 April in conjunction with the Global Water Summit 2016. The Global Water Summit is being held outside Europe for the first time in the event’s history, and will be looking towards the role of water in 2050.