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.
Visit to Munnikenland: textbook example of a natural climate buffer
20-06-2018 | 13:37
On 19 June, the Delta Programme Commissioner was invited to meet with the eight directors of the Natural Climate Buffers ...
Flexible water level management in force for IJsselmeer Region
14-06-2018 | 11:12
On 14 June 2018, exactly one hundred years after the old Zuiderzee Act was published in the Government Gazette, Minister Cora van ...
Wim Kuijken: ‘Launch of 4TU Centre for Resilience Engineering also of benefit to the Delta Programme’
07-06-2018 | 21:53
‘It is a good thing that four Dutch universities of technology are now joining forces to collectively tackle Resilience ...
Area conference in Rhine Estuary-Drechtsteden
05-06-2018 | 13:33
The biennial area conference of the Rhine Estuary-Drechtsteden Delta Programme on 4 June was attended by some 180 stakeholders. ...
Fourth NKWK Knowledge Conference: from paper to practice
17-04-2018 | 17:42
The Fourth Knowledge Conference of the National Water and Climate Knowledge and Innovation Programme (NKWK) on 17 April 2018 was ...
Noord-Brabant climate conference
05-04-2018 | 13:02
On 4 April, some 150 new or re-elected Council Members from the province of Noord-Brabant were brought up to date on concrete ...