Waterworks: Water experts for Leipzig and the region
Every day, municipal waterworks Leipziger Wasserwerke delivers tap water to around 660,000 people in and around Leipzig and handles the green disposal of sewage. To do so, it continues to invest in modern infrastructure of the highest quality. Moreover, it’s an important employer and training company, and every year it takes on plenty of school-leavers as apprentices to ensure it will continue to have enough well-trained staff in the future. The company owns three successful subsidiaries: Bau und Service Leipzig GmbH, Sportbäder Leipzig GmbH and Wassergut Canitz GmbH. The waterworks is part of the Leipzig Group safeguarding the quality of life in Leipzig and the region.
Facts and figures
- Volume delivered (million cubic meters per year): 35.2
- Extracted in and around Leipzig (million cubic meters per year): 27.7
- Purchased externally (million cubic meters per year): 7.5
- Dry weather flow (million cubic meters per year): 37.8
Source: Leipziger Wasserwerke (2016)