Worldwide, an estimated nine billion people will live in large urban areas by 2050. Clean water for people, industry, and food will become a challenge.

Large parts of the Netherlands lie below sealevel. The rivers Rhine, Meuse and Scheldt have passed through cities, industrial and agricultural areas before flowing into our country. Clean water has always been a challenge. This is where Dutch water technology solutions have their roots.

The Netherlands is embracing new trends on water and technology.

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Dossier: #COVID-19

The collective sewage water of all inhabitants in the Netherlands, i.e.17 million people, is now being monitored on the presence of Covid-19. The Dutch national health agency RIVM takes sewage water samples at over 300 municipal waste water treatment plants.


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Today’s water challenges call for cooperation and the exchange of knowledge and expertise. The Dutch water sector invites you to team up to find the best solutions for our changing world.

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