21st International Water Mist Conference – Conference webpage online

The conference webpage for the 21st International Water Mist Conference (IWMC) is online. The event – which is being organized by the International Water Mist Association (IWMA) – will take place in Madrid, Spain, on 9 and 10 November at…

IWMA and FRIC about to start a Research Project

The International Water Mist Association (IWMA) and the Fire Research and Innovation Centre (FRIC) in Norway are about to start a collaborative research project aiming to gather information on the performance of sprinklers in order to quantify the consistency of…

IWMA Award 2022 will go to best master thesis

In 2022, the International Water Mist Association (IWMA) will honour the author of the best master thesis on water mist fire protection. The deadline to hand in submissions is 29 April 2022. The IWMA scientific council will evaluate all entries…

Former IWMA President Ragnar Wighus has passed away

On 4 November, Ragnar Wighus, ex-president of the International Water Mist Association (IWMA) and former chief scientist at RISE Sweden (formerly SINTEF), passed away. Ragnar’s job was also his calling. Amongst his many competences were: the off-shore oil rig safety…

IWMA to hold webinar on the publication of EN 14972-1:2020

On 23 June, the International Water Mist Association (IWMA) will hold a webinar to explain the content of EN 14972-1:2020. EN 14972 is the European Standard for fixed water mist systems. Part one is entitled: ‘Design, installation, inspection and maintenance’…

20th International Water Mist Conference (IWMC) – conference webpage activated

The conference webpage for the 20th International Water Mist Conference (IWMC) has been activated. The event – which is being organized by the International Water Mist Association (IWMA) – will take place in Warsaw, Poland, on 27 and 28 October…

IWMA to hold next Webinar Series in April 2021

The International Water Mist Association (IWMA) has announced that a third series of webinars on fire protection with water mist will take place this spring, on 15, 22 and 29 April 2021. Registration is free of charge. The first event…

20th International Water Mist Conference (IWMC) to take place in October 2021

Hamburg, 15 February 2021. The  International Water Mist Association (IWMA), has announced that IWMC 2021 (the 20th International Water Mist Conference 2021) will take place on 27 and 28 October 2021. The venue will remain unchanged: Warsaw, Poland, Regent Warsaw…

IWMA to hold next Webinar Series in April 2021

Hamburg, 25 January 2021. The International Water Mist Association (IWMA) announced today that a third series of webinars on fire protection with water mist will take place early in spring. The three events will take place on 15, 22 and…

20th International Water Mist Conference (IWMC) to take place in October 2021

Hamburg, 25th January 2021. Today, the International Water Mist Association (IWMA), announced that IWMC 2021 (the 20th International Water Mist Conference 2021) will take place on 6th and 7th October 2021. The venue will remain unchanged: Warsaw, Poland, Regent Warsaw…

IWMA to hold next Webinar Series in January 2021

The International Water Mist Association (IWMA) has announced that a second series of webinars on fire protection with water mist will take place early in the new year. The three events will take place on 14th, 21st and 28th January…

IWMA introduces The Matrix

In September the International Water Mist Association (IWMA) introduced The Matrix to their webpage at www.iwma.net The document is a visualization of all current water mist applications and associated fire test protocols that have been published by certification/test agencies. IWMA…

Dirk Laibach appointed to the IWMA Board

As of now, Dirk Laibach is a new member of the IWMA board of directors. IWMA general manager Bettina McDowell says: “Mr Laibach, who will have to be confirmed in office during the IWMA member meeting in October, replaces Peter…

IWMA to support UN Goals

Being an agent of an eco-friendly technology, the International Water Mist Association (IWMA) has resolved the support of three of the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): No. 6 (clean water and sanitation), no. 9 (industry, innovation and infrastructure) and…

IWMC 2021: Tabletop Booking has started

The 20th International Water Mist Conference will take place in Warsaw, Poland, on 21st and 22nd April 2021. The organiser is the International Water Mist Association (IWMA). The venue is the Regent Warsaw Hotel. The tabletop booking for the exhibition,…

IWMC 2021: The Call for Papers released today

The International Water Mist Association (IWMA) have found – after having to discard the initial plans for October 2020 – a new date for THE worldwide water mist event and have announced that the 20th International Water Mist Conference (IWMC)…

20th International Water Mist Conference (IWMC) to take place in 2021 in Poland

Like many other events, the 20th International Water Mist Conference (IWMC) had to be postponed due to the current COVID-19 situation. Having initially been scheduled to take place in Warsaw, Poland, on 7th and 8th October 2020, the event has…

Peter Clauss appointed to the IWMA Board

As of now, Peter Clauss (Johnsons Control) is a new member of the IWMA (International Water Mist Association) board of directors. Mr. Clauss replaces Dennis Visser (also Johnsons Control), who became a member of the board in 2018. Peter Clauss boast…

IWMC 2020: The Call for Papers has been released

The 20th International Water Mist Conference (IWMC) will take place in Warsaw, Poland, on 7th and 8th October 2020 at the Regent Warsaw Hotel. Today, the call for papers was released. The deadline to hand in abstracts is 15th May.…

IWMA to support the Work on VdS Guideline 3188

Today, the International Water Mist Association (IWMA) announced the start of a co-operation with VdS to support the work on guidelines 3188. The IWMA board of directors have appointed Rüdiger Kopp to represent the association in the working group to update…

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