The shareholders of the Global Water Franchise Agency are

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The aqua consult Ingenieur GmbH is an independent consulting and engineering company in the field of environmental protection. From the last 44 years of our activity we gathered over 1,500 references worldwide concerning water supply, sewerage system, industrial and municipal wastewater treatment, biogas, solid waste management and exhaust air projects.

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Consultants for Environmental Engineering and Management is an experienced international consulting company specialised in the water supply and sanitation sector. CEEM’s scope of services ranges from general consulting to the technical and financial improvement of water supply systems and wastewater treatment processes.

What we offer

Our aim

To combine expert knowledge, skill and technology to carry out projects for the sustainable improvement of water supply, sanitation and wastewater treatment worldwide, for the benefit of the people and the environment. The GWFA is open to new cooperation projects within the water and environmental service sectors. We also welcome partners who wish to contribute additional know-how, products or capabilities to further strengthen our platform.

Our business approach

We work with local partners to offer effective solutions and a comprehensive range of services. The GWFA specialises in franchising as a form of business cooperation with our local partners because we believe it is one of the most effective ways to establish high-performance structures in water management and operations. The Global Water Franchise Business Model received several international awards, including: World Bank trophy in water management 2006, WEX Global Awards for Innovation 2014.

Our network

In order to implement new business alliances based on a franchise model, we also cooperate with international experts from the financing sector. In India, for example, we work closely with Grasshopper Investments designing private financing concepts and structured investment models to enable private investors to fund sustainable water projects.

Financing Partner of GWFA


We are the
C*D*O Company

providing services for Consulting, Development and Operational Assistance in the water sector, preferably with local partners.

We serve the
following clients

  • Municipalities
  • Industries (restricted to certain countries)
  • Others (Banks, Research Institutions, Development Agencies etc.)

We work with
local partners

by following a water franchise business approach.

As highly competent franchisee’s, we operate worldwide to realise water projects on a regional or local scale.


Technical Solutions

(GWFA consulting)

Operational Solutions

(GWFA franchise services)

Financial Solutions

(GWFA financial engineering services)