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Our tap water
Did you know that Waternet treats approximately 250,000 m³ of water per day? That is the equivalent of 100 Olympic swimming pools. Our tap water is of the highest quality and safe to drink. We check its quality and safety every day.
Have you ever wondered what the average water use of households in and around Amsterdam might be? Find out what we use our tap water for.
Our tap water comes from natural sources. Then we pre-treat the water in a natural way.
Was your home built before 1960? Then there may be too much lead in your drinking water. This is due to old lead water pipes in the home.
We supply soft tap water with an average hardness of 7.8 dH. It is better for your water machine, water cooker and the environment.
The answer to this question is simple: Yes! Tap water in Amsterdam is clean, safe, and delicious. Read more about Amsterdam's drinking water.
Visit the beautiful Loenderveense Plas nature reserve. A large part of the tap water for residents of Amsterdam comes from this lake.
We pre-treat 66% of Amsterdam's tap water in the Amsterdamse Waterleidingduinen, a historic and beautiful nature reserve.