About Norwegian Water
Norwegian Water (in Norwegian: Norsk Vann) is a national association representing Norway`s water industry. It acts on behalf of the members, which are mainly municipalities and companies owned by the municipalities. Norwegian Water in total represents 370 municipalities, with 95 % of the population.
Norwegian Water also has affiliated members like consultants, producers, suppliers and educational and research institutions.
The vision of Norwegian Water: Clean Water - our future
About the water services in Norway
The Norwegian water industry takes care of health and environment, by delivering 700 million cubic meters of drinking water a year and treating wastewater prior to discharge back into nature. 6500 employees ensure that water supply and wastewater services funtion 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
Benchmarking of water services
Norwegian Water has performed annual benchmarcing of municipal water services since 2003. Participation is optional. 85 municipalities are participating in 2017, representing 3 million inhabitants.