Water Quality 0% open

Netherlands

What data is expected?

Data, measured at the water source, on the quality of water is essential for both the delivery of services and the prevention of diseases. The Index either looks at the quality of designated drinking water sources, or of environmental water sources (if drinking water data is not available). See our methodology for more information. In order to satisfy the minimum requirements for this category, data should be available on level of the following chemicals by water source.

  • Fecal coliform
  • Arsenic
  • Fluoride levels
  • Nitrates
  • Total Dissolved Solids
  • Data per water source
  • Available for entire country

How open is the data?

All answers

Question Answer Comment
In an open and machine-readable format
Publicly available No
Collected by government Yes
collector_name Regional Public Water Authorities are in charge however the Ministry Infrastructure and Environment does require reports. "Water Authorities are run by a democratically elected management, led by a Chair. The General Board determines the strategy and is responsible for general management. The Executive Committee is responsible for day-to-day operations and implementing the General Board’s decisions." See: https://www.agv.nl/english/?_ga=1.231011871.1454242292.1485540785
Controlled access No
characteristics
"Drinking water companies must monitor the quality of the drinking water they provide to ensure that it complies with the quality standards set out in the Drinking Water Decree. They report their results to the Human Environment and Transport Inspectorate (ILT)" None of these reports are posted on any of the websites.

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Reviewer   Nisha Thompson
Submitters   Danny Lämmerhirt
Last modified   Fri Jan 27 2017 18:24:57 GMT+0000 (UTC)