ABOUT TURKISH WATER FOUNDATION (TWF)
Founded in 1995, The Turkish Water Foundation (TWF) is a nonprofit-organization based in İstanbul, Turkey and dedicated to educating and motivating all Turkish people to care for and about the vital role that water plays in the health, economic growth and quality of life. Through symposiums, community partnerships and other outreach efforts, we are engaging and empowering citizens to take personal responsibility for conserving and preserving water resources in Turkey.
Thousands of committed Turkish people have participated in its activities about the needs for a safe and reliable supply of water for a growing nation.
TWF’s Board of Directors includes individuals who believe that the best long ranging efforts are the result of an educated and well informed public.
TWF encourages young people interested in careers in all aspects of water including water science research support facilities.
In celebration of World Water Day, every year on March 22, TWF hosts events bringing governmental and local leaders, academicians, politicians and water experts together to review the many emerging issues concerning security and protection of Turkish water reserves.
TWF also offers a variety of technical, academic and social books.
TWF has organized numerous national and international events and programs for the improvement of water quality.
Water Engineering Research and Development Center (WERDEC) has also been founded under the auspices of TWF.
The objectives and tasks of the center are based on the general guidelines as below;
This center also organizes an annual International Advanced Course on Water Resources Data Analysis.
Renewable Energy Research and Development Center (RERDEC) is established under the auspices of Water Foundation in İstanbul, Turkey.
The objectives and tasks of the center can be summarized below;
- Organization of conferences, symposiums, national and international seminars, advanced courses and graduate courses related to the activities of the center. The general subjects of the RERDEC are listed as energy, energy and environment, hydrogen, hydropower, solar energy and wind power.
- Organization of research programs in collaboration with scientific, national and international.