On Aruba, drinking water was originally obtained from wells and cisterns. Aruba’s first seawater desalination unit was at Balashi, which till today is the site of W.E.B. Aruba N.V., albeit not in the exact same location.
1931-1956 – The first water production company was ‘Landswatervoorziening’.
1956-1961 - Its successors: ‘Watervoorzieningsdienst’