Consortium Partners

Municipality of Eindhoven - The Netherlands


All water authorities in Eindhoven will participate: the municipality of Eindhoven, the regional waterboard De Dommel and the (non-profit) drinking water supply company Brabant Water.

  • The municipality is responsible for collecting and transporting wastewater, rainwater and ground water. For this a ten year programme has been made that includes measures to improve surface water quality, ground water management, rain water transport and collection and maintenance.
  • The regional waterboard manages the wastewater treatment and is in charge of surface water quality and quantity control.
  • The drinking water company is responsible for the drinking water supply, including ground water extraction and treatment in Eindhoven and the infrastructure to provide customers.

These activities and their effectiveness is highly interconnected. Ground water control from the municipality is for quantity and quality connected with the extraction of ground water by the drinking water company. Waste and rain water collection and transport is linked to waste water treatment and (combined sewer and storm water) outlets on surface water.

Contact person: Frank VAN SWOL (Mr)




International Water Association - HQ Netherlands


International Water Association (IWA) was founded in September 1999 by a merger of the International Association of Water Quality (IAWQ) and the International Water Supply Association (IWSA). It is a professional membership association, conference organiser, and publisher. IWA’s 6000 members in over 110 countries are water professionals who benefit from the synergistic gains that result from collaboration across the boundaries of specialties, professions, and different parts of the world. IWA is at the forefront in connecting the broad community of water professionals around the globe - integrating the leading edge of professional thought on research and practice, regulators and the regulated, across national boundaries and across the drinking water, wastewater, and storm water disciplines. Through its network of experts in research, practice, regulation, consulting, and manufacturing, IWA can address the unique expressions of global challenges in communities throughout the world to create expanded knowledge and integrated, sustainable solutions.

Contact person: Keith ROBERTSON (Mr)


Caxton Street


KWR Water b.v. (coordinator) – The Netherlands


KWR is based in the Netherlands and is the research institute for the Dutch drinking water sector, their current shareholders. Unique in the world, this collaboration of the water supply companies in the Netherlands has resulted in a powerful knowledge base and an extensive collective memory for the drinking water sector, developed over more than 60 years. For all partners and clients we develop and unlock relevant knowledge about the small water cycle: from water systems to water technology and (clean) water quality. The objective of KWR is to provide the water sector with the means to identify and effectively meet the challenges of our time: from climate change to the increasing amount of contaminants that affect water quality, and the growing pressure to use space, both above and underground, intensively and for multiple purposes. Whenever possible KWR works together with other leading research institutes and partners inside and outside the Netherlands. KWR has managed and conducted the Joint Research Programme of the Dutch Water Sector for more than thirty years. This research programme has an annual budget of 6.5 million euro

Contact person: Adriana HULSMANN (Ms.)


PO Box 1072


Some of the consortiums partners
This project has received
funding from the European Union’s
Seventh Programme for Research,
Technological Development and
Demonstration under Grant
Agreement No 244232
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