Partner 1: Vitens N.V.
Vitens is the largest drinking water company in the Netherlands and supplies drinking water in the provinces of Friesland, Overijssel, Gelderland, Flevoland and Utrecht. Vitens supplies drinking water to 5.4 million people with a total production of 330 million m3 annually. Vitens serves as both the operator and owner of all physical assets. The physical assets comprise 95 groundwater treatment plants, a distribution network of 47.500 km and 2.4 million metered connections. Vitens is one of the leading drinking water companies that will deploy a smart water grid and has the ambition to be innovative and has invested in one of the largest water distribution demonstrator sites in the world (Vitens Innovation Playground), a state of the art laboratory and the Vitens innovation centre (VIC).Recently Vitens was nominated for 4 WEX Global Innovation Awards and won two awards, including one for the VIP (WEX Infrastructure 2013).