The Netherlands is a low-lying country with an abundance of water, i.e. the sea, the IJsselmeer and major rivers. Such an area is referred to as a “delta”. The Delta Programme is in place to protect the Netherlands from flooding and to ensure a sufficient supply of fresh water. The Delta Commissioner, a special government commissioner, is in charge of the Delta Programme.
Delta Programme Commissioner takes a field trip to Water Vallei & Eem Platform
12-04-2019 | 10:18
On 5 April 2019, Delta Programme Commissioner Peter Glas paid a working visit to the Water Vallei & Eem Platform. This is one of ...
Delta Conference 2019 to be held in Zeelandhallen in Goes
08-04-2019 | 16:58
The venue for the tenth National Delta Conference, to be held on Thursday, 14 November 2019, will be the Zeelandhallen ...
Delta Programme Commissioner on the road
21-03-2019 | 12:29
Over the past two weeks, Delta Programme Commissioner Peter Glas has spent a great deal of time on the road. He has travelled to ...
Field trip to Wolvega water storage area
06-03-2019 | 14:34
On 28 February 2019, the Delta Programme Commissioner visited the Wolvega water storage area, a remarkable project featuring room ...
Energy transition calls for water management strategy
18-02-2019 | 15:13
“Energy transition calls for water management strategy” was the focus of the Water Vision Conference 2019 organised by the Royal ...
Second Delta Programme Commissioner attends commemoration of Flood Disaster
01-02-2019 | 17:00
On Friday, 1 February, the new Delta Programme Commissioner Peter Glas attended the annual commemoration of the 1953 flood ...