About NWTR

NWTR was established in 2004 as a joint venture between Water Services Provider Watermaatschappij Drenthe and the Vechtstromen water board. NWTR generously shares its knowledge with public organisations and charges competitive rates for commercial parties.

NieuWater works closely with knowledge institutes and research institutes to optimise its operations and to develop new techniques.

WLN, Glimmen

WLN is a leading organisation in the field of water quality and water technology and holds a prominent position in the market in the Northern Netherlands. WLN also owns a laboratory specialised in water research across the board, from wastewater to ultrapure H2O.


Wetsus, Leeuwarden

Wetsus, the European Centre of Excellence for Sustainable Water Technology, is a facilitating and intermediary institute for trendsetting knowledge developments.

Wetsus’s scientific research programme is determined by the private and public water sector and implemented by leading universities.