Things to know about water
Berlin's water contains many essential minerals, which is why it is called "hard". This is good for the human body, but irritates coffee machines, dishwashers etc.
About two-thirds of the human body is water. So that we feel good, this proportion must be kept constant.
On average, every Berliner uses 115 litres of water each day. But what exactly is the water used for?
What types of water are there and which is the best?
At around 0.5 cents per litre, Berlin’s drinking water costs significantly less than bottled water. And it’s the best quality too.
We use state-of-the-art technology for cleaning drainage sewers of grit and sludge.