The water supply in Denmark is in many ways unique: When you turn on the tap and pour yourself a glass of water, you are drinking fresh groundwater with no need for cleaning.
In addition, the majority of the waterworks in Denmark are common water supplies organized as cooperatives – the consumers themselves own and operate the water supply, and all members have influence on the waterworks operation, administration, pricing and future development.
What is Danske Vandværker?
The Association of Waterworks in Denmark is an organization for all these water cooperatives. We promote the views and interests of the waterworks to the public, the authorities and the politicians.
Through the membership the water supplies receive:
Facts about the water supply in Denmark
The global trends of urbanisation, population growth and increased welfare challenge cities all over the world. This white paper shares methods of how water utilities can improve water quality, increase resource efficiency and ensure uninterrupted service to customers.