Belgaqua is the professional federation representing the public services of drinking water and waste water treatment in Belgium and consists of three regional associations.

Conformity inspection

Conformity inspection of appliances that are connected to the water distribution network and certification of protections against water backflow.

Approval of materials

Belgaqua inspects the conformity of materials used by the Belgian distributors of water as required by the Hydrocheck system.

Reference book

Water Towers in Belgium: Unity into Diversity 

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Key figures

Water statistics 2017, Belgium

Surface water production 269.100.000 m3 (37,6 %)
Ground water production 446.556.000 m3 (62,4 %)
Total production 715.655.000 m3
Accounted for consumption 567.725.000 m3
Domestic consumption (l/pers/day) 95,1
Number of water services 53
Not-accounted for water volumes (*) 20,7 %
Staff of the water services (FTE) 6986
Number of connections 4.577.605
Length of the pipes (km) 108.229

(*): metering inaccuracy, network maintenance, backwash filters, fire fighting, public uses, losses and leakages,…