Tram: 2, 6; Eglisee

Schorenweg 150, 4058 Basel
© Simon Havlik

The source of your drinking water

At Lange Erlen pumping plant, you can experience how water from the Rhine is processed into our drinking water and then supplied to your home.


  • Lange Erlen pumping plant

Food and Drink

Sausages for CHF 1.50 (that's the cost of 1,000 liters of drinking water, the annual requirement of one person in the region).


Not wheelchair accessible

General Information

Rest area with seating available

Über IWB

IWB supplies the Basel region with energy, water, telecoms and mobility. IWB is the first address for climate-friendly energy in Switzerland. It supports the high quality of life in the Basel region and beyond. IWB is driving the transformation from fossil fuels to renewable energy and mobility with its customers – as a basic utility provider in the canton of Basel-Stadt and throughout Switzerland.

IWB also produces and sells renewable and carbon-neutral energy in the form of electricity, heat and cooling as well as for mobility. It thereby contributes to achieving the climate goals in the region and Switzerland. The goal is for the energy supply to become completely renewable and climate-friendly.

© IWB, Christian Flierl
© IWB, Christian Flierl