Clean water through natural purification

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


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...

Press release of the Coalition of the European River Memorandum

December 2nd, 2019

European Coalition of Drinking Water Suppliers Demands Preservation of the Water Framework Directive and Intensification of Measures for Drinking Water Protection The coalition calls for the unrestricted continuation of the European Water Framework Directive and for the criteria for...

IAWR presents 12-point catalogue of measures for a future-proof drinking water supply

October 4th, 2019

As climate change progresses, it becomes increasingly observable that it is accompanied by a water crisis. Therefore, the protection of the remaining water resources should be given top priority from now on, because only with clean drinking water there...