Clean water through natural purification

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


‘Annual Report 2020 The Rhine’ now also available in English

October 11th, 2021

The latest RIWA-Rijn Annual Report appeared on 6 September in the well-known Dutch and German versions. But on the occasion of our 70th anniversary we have for the first time in a long time also published an English version...

After 70 years of RIWA, protecting the Rhine and Meuse remains essential

June 15th, 2021

On 15 June 2021, the RIWA Association of River Water Companies will reach its 70th anniversary. On that date in 1951 the directors of “four large river water companies in the Netherlands” met for the first time. The aim...

Combining research and legislation for water and drinking water protection

May 5th, 2021

Together with Harrie Timmer of Vewin, André Bannink wrote an article on behalf of RIWA for the German journal Gas Wasserfach Wasser Abwasser on combining science and laws and regulations to protect drinking water sources. This article is in...