PWN Water Supply Company North-Holland (head offices in Velserbroek) is a social enterprise operating on a nonprofit basis and fully owned by the province of North-Holland. Each year, 106 million cubic metres of drinking water is supplied to 750,000 private households, companies and institutions in the province of North-Holland at cost price. Water treatment takes place in water plants in Andijk, Bergen, Heemskerk and Wijk aan Zee, and in the dunes. In addition PWN manages more than 7300 hectares of natural areas between Zandvoort and Bergen on the province’s behalf. PWN had led the world with new innovations for water treatment such as advanced oxidation and membrane techniques.
PWN Technologies BV is a full subsidiary of PWN Water Supply Company North-Holland (PWN). PWN Technologies was founded to make innovations realised by PWN in the field of drinking water treatment available to other drinking water companies around the world. The income generated by PWN Technologies goes to PWN R&D programmes to strengthen PWN’s position as an innovative water supply company.