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. Delta Programme 2019 “Continuing the work on the delta: adapting the Netherlands to climate change in time” (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 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, ...
Rivers Day 2018: nose to the grindstone!
20-11-2018 | 10:26
On Monday, 19 November the Deventer Stadstheater hosted the biennial Rivers Day. An important day for all those involved in the ...
Climate adaptation in the province of Zeeland
14-11-2018 | 10:15
On 13 November, Delta Programme Commissioner Wim Kuijken visited the province of Zeeland. Under the auspices of the province, all ...
Working visit to Climate-proof Land van Cuijk region
31-10-2018 | 20:00
On 30 October, Delta Programme Commissioner Wim Kuijken paid a working visit to Land van Cuijk. In this region, five ...