The Hydraulic Engineering Information Centre (IZW) is the scientific library of the Federal Waterways Engineering and Research Institute. It is also the literature, information and documentation office of the Federal Waterways and Shipping Administration (WSV). A large volume of the information from the IZW is also available to the general public. This includes:
- Codes of Practice (Merkblätter) and Guidelines (Richtlinien) of the BAW
- scientific publications of the BAW
- conference volumes of specialist events
- the historical photo archive of the federal waterways
Other publications and contacts can be found at the Hydraulic Engineering Information Centre (IZW) portal.