Articles | Volume 14, issue 1
Drink. Water Eng. Sci., 14, 1–43, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/dwes-14-1-2021
Drink. Water Eng. Sci., 14, 1–43, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/dwes-14-1-2021

Research article 19 Jan 2021

Research article | 19 Jan 2021

Sustainability characteristics of drinking water supply in the Netherlands

Jolijn van Engelenburg et al.

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This study analysed the impact of extreme weather events, water quality deterioration, and a growing drinking water demand on the sustainability of drinking water supply in the Netherlands. The results of the case studies were compared to sustainability issues for drinking water supply that are experienced worldwide. This resulted in a set of sustainability characteristics describing drinking water supply on a local scale in terms of hydrological, technical, and socio-economic characteristics.