Overview of Key Performance Indicators

The Berliner Wasserbetriebe does not only offer clear water, but also transparent business practices: Here is an overview of the key performance indicators from our Balance Sheet and Income Statement on an annualised basis.

Furthermore, you will find some meaningful performance figures for the Water Supply and Drainage Division. If you require any additional information, please click on our business reports.


Balance sheet

  2016 2015 2014 2013 2012
balance sheet total (Mio. EUR) 7,169 7,087 6,639 6,481
subscribed capital (Mio. EUR) 749 749 1,264 1,264 1,264
equity (Mio. EUR) 1,532 1,449 2,221 2,163 2,139
residual book value (Mio. EUR) 6,182 6,238 5,795 5,803 5,565
acquisition value (Mio. EUR) 12,781 12,584 11,898 11,696 11,261
investments in fixed assets (Mio. EUR) 241 253 274 264 270


Income statement

  2016 2015 2014 2013 2012
revenues from          
water sales (Mio. EUR) 361 336 370 367 364
wastewater services (Mio. EUR) 720 686 723 740 756
total earnings (Mio. EUR) 1,218 1,193 1,234 1,281 1,290
labour costs (Mio. EUR) 312 301 295 276 277
depreciation (Mio. EUR) 295    297    282    263    264
net income (Mio. EUR) 172 321 138 117 125


Water supply

  2016 2015 2014 2013 2012
waterworks 9 9 9 9 9
capacity of the waterworks (1.000 m³ per day) 1.100 1.100 1.100 1.100 1.100
water pumping (Mio. m³ per year) 217 211 202 202 200
water sales (Mio. m³ per year) 212 206 195,9 195 192
pipeline network (km) 7.917 7.914 7.908 7.900 7.899
building connections (1000 units) 298 295 292 285 284


Wastewater disposal

  2016 2015 2014 2013 2012
building connection (1000 units) 283 279 279 273 273
wastewater treatment plants 5/6 5/6 5/6 4/6 4/6
wastewater treatment (Mio. m³) 237 235 227 233 231
wastewater services (Mio. m³) 228 221 213 210 210
sewage drains          
sanitary sewers (km) 4,396 4,389 4,386 4,373 4,351
combined sewers (km) 1,926 1,926 1,925 1,921 1,923
rainwater sewers (km) 3,318 3,314 3,310 3,305 3,304
special sewers (km) 70 70 68 68 68
total (km) 9,710 9,699 9,689 9,667 9,646
pump stations 160 160 158 157 154
pressure pipe network 1,181 1,180 1,174 1,170 1,167

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