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IFAT for municipal and private supply and disposal companies

Find the right solution at the international platform for environmental technologies of the future! Experience technical innovations for handling water and sewage and get new strategies with regard to secondary raw materials. IFAT covers the full spectrum of topics, from air pollution control, flue-gas scrubbing and air extraction, energy generation from secondary materials and waste to machine and plant technologies for water management.

Highlights of IFAT

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IFAT 2020 | Highlights

The world‘s largest platform brings together international industry leaders: on an area of 270,000 m², they present a wide variety of innovations for the sustainable use of water, valuable recycling and efficient raw material cycles. See here highlights of IFAT 2020!

What to expect at IFAT

  • An extensive supporting program with practical specialist lectures brings you up to speed on topics such as construction, maintenance and rehabilitation of sewer and water infrastructure.
  • On the Day of the Municipalities, the German Association for Water, Wastewater and Waste (DWA) and central municipal associations will provide information on heat and water management—challenges for urban and rural areas.
  • New: Guided solution tours will provide concrete answers to our trending topics, such as sustainable cities and municipalities.
  • Spectacular live demonstrations will demonstrate the functions of new machines and large plants in the work process. Find out about intelligent solutions and innovations in the construction of roads, traffic routes and sewers.
  • Get a complete market overview of global solutions and efficient strategies for sustainable environmental technologies from around 3,300 exhibitors.

Key facts about IFAT 2018 at a glance


exhibitors from 58 countries and regions


visitors from 162 countries and regions


square meters exhibition space

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Industry Insights

Circular economy, climate protection & climate resilience—read how the solutions in the IFAT network help to make our world sustainable.

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Who is who: the IFAT exhibitor portal.

Exhibitors at IFAT: You can find the exhibiting companies, their products, new suppliers, and company profiles in the IFAT exhibitor portal.

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Sustainability at IFAT

We want to set a good example and make IFAT more sustainable in an ongoing process. Learn more!