Netherlands and Flanders

In the Joint Research programme (BTO) with the Dutch and Flemish water utilities research projects are carried out through a process of co-makership. The focus of the programme is on the application of results in the national and regional context of the water utilities.

Watershare will contribute to the BTO by providing horizon scanning for the sector, mobilisation of international knowledge and practical experiences, and opportunities for collaboration between utilities and research institutes worldwide.

The Dutch and Flemish Regional Hub will focus on the following areas:

  1. Subprogrammes: Water quality, sustainable water production, climate change, asset management, treatment technology, Circular Economy and measurement methods
  2. 8 Thematic Subprogrammes:
    1. Sources and environment
    2. Treatment
    3. Distribution
    4. Biological safety
    5. Chemical safety
    6. Integrated Asset Management
    7. Hydroinformatics
    8. Clients (water utility customers and industrial clients)

Contact

If you would like to get in touch with the Regional Hub in the Netherlands and Flanders, please contact the Regional Hub Co-Leader:

Gerard van den Berg
KWR
gerard.van.den.berg@kwrwater.nl
https://www.kwrwater.nl/en/ 

Other Co-Leaders of this Regional Hub include: Anne Mathilde Hummelen (Programme Manager BTO), Dorien Kool (programme manager of DPWE, the joint research programme of the Dutch dune water utilities, Dunea, PWN, Waternet and Evides) and Marielle van der Zouwen (Management Team: International Development of BTO programmes)

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