Is the coronavirus present or should we worry about the safety drinking water?

Dutch drinking water is well protected against viruses that are known to be transmissible via water, such as Adeno, Noro and Enterovirus. Dutch drinking water companies that prepare drinking water from surface water all have multiple disinfection barriers aimed at removing bacteria, viruses and protozoa, which are also checked by the Quantitative Microbial Risk Analysis which is carried out annualy. Dutch groundwater is well protected in the soil against all microbiological contaminants, including viruses. The strict hygiene regulations for pipe installation and work also ensure that the Dutch drinking water sector is well protected against all microbiological contamination. Dutch drinking water is therefore very well protected against all viruses, including coronavirus.