Dutch Water Authorities


Dutch Water Authorities (Dutch: 'Unie van Waterschappen') is the umbrella organisation of 23 regional water authorities in the Netherlands.
Dutch Water Authorities promotes the interests of its members, both at a national and at an international level.

Dutch Water Authorities advises the member regional water authorities, draws up guidelines, model regulations and model plans and supports the members with the implementation of European regulations. Dutch Water Authorities participates in water management research and supports international projects set up by its members.

The regional water authorities wish to contribute to global water issues. For that, the regional water authorities participate in various international partnerships.

Watch an introduction to Dutch Water Authorities on YouTube
(in Dutch, English version available soon)