Water is one of the most crucial for life and common chemical compounds in nature, and water provision for the city residents has the essential and strategic meaning. One of the first sentences of the Water Framework Directive is: “Water is not a commercial product just like any other but rather a heritage which must be protected, defended and treated as a heritage”.
For every waterwork company, the main objective stemming from the law regulations is to provide safe product for the consumer’s health. Due to the huge importance of the drinking water quality for the human health, it is necessary to fulfil all Polish and European standards of quality. This allows to confirm that the water is “clean and healthy”. Just this kind of water that meets with the large supply the a.n. requirements is provided to the Krakow residents by the Kraków Waterworks.