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.
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 ...
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 ...