Dutch water companies call for cooperation with new cabinet

March 20th, 2024

On 18 March, all water boards and water companies presented the ‘Water in Action’ action programme. In it, they call on the new cabinet to work together to protect (drinking) water resources and ensure enough space for water. While clean drinking water and dry feet are taken for granted by many Dutch people, these ‘certainties’ … Continue reading “Dutch water companies call for cooperation with new cabinet”

RIWA-Rijn moves to KWR building

December 18th, 2023

RIWA-Rijn and KWR have been working together regularly for a long time. From 2024, this will become even easier, as RIWA-Rijn will move to the KWR building. On Friday 15 December, KWR director Dragan Savić and RIWA-Rijn director Gerard Stroomberg signed the lease. KWR ‘Bridging science to practice’ is the motto of water research institute … Continue reading “RIWA-Rijn moves to KWR building”

RIWA-Rijn: Water quality of the Rhine falls short of targets

September 4th, 2023

More needs to be done to improve the water quality of the Rhine. This is what RIWA-Rijn, the association of drinking water companies using surface water from the Rhine for the preparation of drinking water, argues in its annual report 2022. Once again in 2022, dozens of substances were detected in the Rhine in concentrations … Continue reading “RIWA-Rijn: Water quality of the Rhine falls short of targets”