VA-FÖRSÖRJNING – EN LIVSVIKTIG VERKSAMHET I STÄNDIG FÖRÄNDRING / Water Supply – an Activity in Continuous Change
The Gothenburg Water and Sewage Works celebrates this year its 200th anniversary. Today Gothenburg Water and Sewage Works is one of the biggest supermarkets in the country.
– delivers 200,000 m3 drinking water daily – is open around the clock – delivers the water at the customers premises through a reliable distribution system and takes care of the sewage
– 1,500 km water pipelines and 2,000 km sewers
– has a carefully controlled production – delivers drinking water to a very low price.
Already when the city of Gothenburg was founded in 1621, the water supply was based on the river Göta älv. The inhabitants fetched their water from the canals. The water quality deteriorated as the city grew and the river water could not be used as drinking water. “Complete abstract not presented.”