Clean water through natural purification

RIWA strives for a quality of surface water that a natural purification is sufficient to prepare impeccable drinking water.


16th Conference of Rhine Ministers in Amsterdam

February 13th, 2020

The 16th Conference of Rhine Ministers will take place in Amsterdam on 13th February 2020. It is a follow-up on the Basel Conference in 2013. The conference will be chaired by the Dutch Environment Minister, Van Nieuwenhuizen. The environment...

New RIWA-Rijn publication: ‘Our Rhine water’

February 3rd, 2020

This latest RIWA-Rijn magazine ‘Our Rhine water’ is a special edition on the occasion of the Rhine Ministers conference on 13 Februari 2020 in Amsterdam. In this magazine, we want to inform you about recent developments which are important...

New RIWA-Rijn report: is the level of purification treatment decreasing?

January 14th, 2020

We have published a new report: ‘Removal requirement and purification effort for the Dutch Rhine water from 2000-2018’ Water Framework Directive (WFD) Article 7.3 states: “Member States shall ensure the necessary protection for the bodies of water identified with...