Our Tasks and Aims

In addition to supporting policy makers, BAW generates expertise and provides sound consultancy.

  1. We aim to support the Ministry for Agriculture, Forestry, Environment and Water Management (BMLFUW) within the frame of national and international water resources management.
  2. We are partners of different European water research organisations and cooperate on the basis of projects. We deliver studies to support strategic decisions for water resources management and point out future developments.
  3. In addition we support administration of federal states and communities to implement laws and regulations.
  4. Within our frame of expertise we also support citizens, private organisations and institutions.
  5. At European and international level we cooperate with universities as well as research centers and agencies.
  6. Within the frame of legal standards for water and environmental protection our institutes carry out topical work for agriculture, hydraulic engineering, fisheries and aquaculture.
published at 08.01.2018, IKT - Institut für Kulturtechnik und Bodenwasserhaushalt