Water Application Centre

WaterCampus offers facilities where companies and institutes can undertake their own research. This can be performed at the Centre of Expertise for Water Technology (CEW) and/or the Water Application Centre (WAC), with the option of working together with secondary vocational colleges and universities of applied sciences. The WAC is a fully equipped application centre. The WAC is fed with a supply of various types of water for research purposes.

The WAC’s facilities include a research hall where test installations can be placed or built within the framework of a comprehensive infrastructure. The WAC is further equipped with chemical, microbiological and molecular laboratories including all the necessary equipment and expertise. The WAC offers a complete analysis package in collaboration with other laboratories in the region. This allows for the testing and measurement of all the components involved in the research process.


Municipal waste water – Wetterskip Fryslân Leeuwarden

Entrepreneurs who are developing technologies for the sustainable, cost-efficient and/or environmentally friendly treatment of water can test and demonstrate their technology at the Wetterskip demo site. This demo site has all facilities to test and demonstrate the technology on a large scale under practical conditions and on a wide range of water types, including wastewater, sludge and effluent.

Hospital waste water – Antonius Hospital Sneek

Entrepreneurs who are working on technologies to eliminate medicines and medicine residues from wastewater can test and demonstrate their technology at the demo site at the Antonius Hospital. The water at the demo site is supplied by the hospital.


Desalination technologies – WetSalt Harlingen

The Wetsalt demo site offers testing facilities for technologies for the sustainable desalination of seawater, ground water and wastewater, as well as technologies to generate energy from water. Situated at the Afsluitdijk (Enclosure Dam), the Wetsalt demo site has access to both seawater and fresh water. Additionally, the demo site has access to condensate, brine and canal water from the nearby canals.

Sensor technologies – SenTec Glimmen

The Sentec demo site offers a broad variety of water types and cutting-edge laboratory facilities to entrepreneurs who are developing sensors and data-measuring equipment.

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