Amsterdam is known for its rich history. And thanks to the numerous canals and bridges in the city, it is also known as the “Venice of the North.”. According to the Amsterdam Institute for Advanced Metropolitan Solutions, about one-quarter of Amsterdam’s surface is covered by water and is used intensively during summer.
A lot of startups are in the process of obtaining knowledge about water quality, educating and empowering citizens, and mapping the findings on a map. Here’s the list of startups that are using Amsterdam canals and water for the greater good.