The Netherlands is a low-lying country with an abundance of water. The Delta Programme is in place to protect the Netherlands from flooding, to ensure a sufficient supply of fresh water, and to contribute to achieving a climate-proof and water-resilient spatial design in the Netherlands. The online version of Delta Programme 2020 “Continuing the work on the delta: down to earth, alert, and prepared” (PDF) outlines the progress made in the execution of the work on the delta: the (statutory) elaboration and implementation of the Delta Decisions and Preferential Strategies.
Delta Conference 2019: The next big thing will be a lot of small things
14-11-2019 | 21:30
‘When the water will come.’ With those words, Zeeland resident Ms Ria Geluk, a survivor of the 1953 flood disaster, opened the ...
Utrecht Water & Climate partners joining forces to climate-proof region
21-10-2019 | 15:29
‘The climate is changing, and we are changing along with it by pooling our water and climate resources in a new regional Water & ...
Delta Programme Commissioner on working visit to Drenthe
15-10-2019 | 16:57
On Monday, 14 October Delta Programme Commissioner Peter Glas paid a working visit to FLUVIUS, a collaborative set-up in the ...
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 ...
Governments investing in climate-proofing the Netherlands
20-11-2018 | 20:11
On 20 November, the national government, municipalities, provinces, and district water boards signed the Administrative Agreement ...
Delta Programme Commissioner accepts Preferential Decision on Gorinchem-Waardenburg dyke improvement
20-11-2018 | 13:24
On Monday, 19 November Delta Programme Commissioner Wim Kuijken visited the Gorinchem-Waardenburg dyke improvement project. Here, ...