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 declares Prins Hendrik Sand Dyke “Delta proof”
05-09-2019 | 15:51
It took ten years of close collaboration, consultation, and process formation. But once the die had been cast and the unique dyke ...
Delta Programme Commissioner visits Twente Water Network
02-09-2019 | 14:48
On Thursday, 29 August 2019 Delta Programme Commissioner Peter Glas visited the Twente Water Network [Twents Waternet], one of ...
Delta Programme Commissioner visits natural climate buffer in the Gulp valley
14-06-2019 | 11:22
On 13 June 2019, at the invitation of the Natural Climate Buffers Coalition, the Delta Programme Commissioner visited the Gulp ...
Delta Programme Commissioner visits Climate-proof Water Supply project
08-06-2019 | 16:53
On Friday, 7 June Delta Programme Commissioner Peter Glas met with market gardeners to discuss the necessity of a sufficient ...
The National Water and Climate Knowledge and Innovation Programme after 5 years: results and developments
15-05-2019 | 17:49
During this year’s annual conference, held at the Lijm & Cultuur conference venue in Delft, the National Water and Climate ...
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 ...