Waternet is the joint organization of the City of Amsterdam (Amsterdam) and the Regioinal Water Authority Amstel Gooi and Vecht (AGV) responsible for all water related activities, including drinking water production and distribution, the sewerage for household and industrial wastewater and rainwater, wastewater treatment and management of all surface waters, in and around Amsterdam. This unique combination of tasks makes Waternet the only water company in the Netherlands that covers the whole water cycle.
Waternet has an ambitious Research and Innovation program, aimed at our water related activities, sustainability, smart solutions and climate change. The research and innovation programme covers various themes, such as Micro pollutants, Climate adaptation (inside and outside the city), New Sanitation, Renewable Energy, etc. The program is designed to benefit from the unique combination of knowledge and expertise present in the Waternet organization. Waternet cooperates with partners from the public and private industry and the academic world, in the Netherlands as well abroad, in research and innovation projects. This enables Waternet to be the frontrunner in the exploration of new concepts and technological innovations related to our tasks.