The Water Supply and Sewage Company
The Water Supply and Sewage Company (PWiK Sp. z o.o.) takes pride in its long tradition. The early days of the Company go back to 1967. Due to the increasing demand for water, which was related with the construction of coal mines, it became necessary to construct a developed system of water supply so that the whole administrative district of Rybnik could be supplied with water. In the beginning, the Water Supply Company in Rybnik used to function as a municipal Company, and finally, since 2000, it has been functioning as a Company created according to Polish commercial law. The Company’s business activity is water and sewage management for the Communes of Rybnik, Gaszowice and Jejkowice. The length of the water network operated in the area of Rybnik and others is 1142,9 km. In total, the length of the sewage system operated in the area of Rybnik, together with residential connections, is: 855,6 km. The subject of Company business activity is: water collection, purification and supply, sewage collection and treatment, work related to the construction of transmission pipelines and distribution networks, others. PWiK Sp. z o.o. implemented the Integrated Management System, which is based on the following standards: PN-EN ISO 9001:2009, PN-EN ISO14001:2005, and PN-N-18001:2004. The policy of the Integrated Management System includes the range of activities focusing on customer and employee satisfaction, as well as protection of the natural environment. Water Supply and Sewage Company in Rybnik is one of the leading companies in the water industry. PWiK Sp. o.o. is building his competitive edge by means of introducing process-connected and product-connected innovations, the source of which is the research and development projects implemented by the company itself. It is looking for partner for future cooperation to implement the innovative systems being a results of our R&D activity.
PWiK Sp. z o.o. R&D ambitions:
cooperation that tightens exchange of mutual experiences in the use of global water resources, protection of water resources, responsible distribution of water to eliminate existing water shortages.
PWiK Sp. z o.o. R&D partners: the Central Mining Institute in Katowice, Poland and Silesian University of Technology in Gliwice, Poland.
PWiK Sp. z o.o. R&D projects:
• “The system of the monitoring and management of operating the water supply and sewage systems of the city of Rybnik”, the project co-financed under the European Regional Development Fund, within the framework of the Sector Operational Programme: Increase in the Competitiveness of Enterprises.
• “The integrated intelligent system of the monitoring and management of operating the water supply and sewage systems network on the area of the activity of Water Supply and Sewage Systems Company (an ltd. co.) in the city of Rybnik”, the project co-financed under the European Regional Development Fund, within the framework of the Operational Programme: Innovative Economy.
• “The innovative manner of the utilization of liquid waste sediments in order to comply with the requirements of the directives of the European Union in the field of the protection of the environment and the energetic industry”, the project co-financed under the European Regional Development Fund, within the framework of the Operational Programme: Innovative Economy.
• “Increasing the reductions in the quantity of bio-genes by means of the optimization of biological sewage purification in the sewage purification plant Rybnik-Orzepowice”, financial subsidizing out of the means of the Ministry of Science and Higher Education.