Publications

 

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Magazine Dutch Water Sector 2016-2017
Get in touch with the Dutch Water Sector

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Myanmar - the Netherlands: partnership for water challenges
April 2017
Read all the cooperation between Myanmar and the Netherlands on water management in the magazine 'Myanmar - the Netherlands: partnership for water challenges'. 

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The State of Our Water
This web site gives a short overview of the water policy of the Netherlands. On this web site you will find general information about topics such as the availability of clean water, how The Netherlands is protected against floods and how Dutch expertise in the area of water is being applied worldwide. How much water management costs and exactly what you pay for is also explained.
www.destaatvanonswater.nl

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Singapore - the Netherlands: Partnerships for water challenges
July 2016
Read all about the Singapore - the Netherlands cooperation in the magazine 'Singapore - the Netherlands: Partnerships for water challenges'

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Indonesia - the Netherlands Magazine: Partnership for water challenges
April 2016
Read all about the collaboration between both countries in the 'Indonesia - the Netherlands Magazine: Partnership for water challenges'.

 

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Water Matters - Edition 2/2015
Second edition of Water Matters, the knowledge section of H2O magazine. It has been supported by seven important players in the Dutch water sector: Alterra Wageningen University, ARCADIS, KWR Watercycle Research Institute, Netherlands Water Partnership (NWP), Royal HaskoningDHV and Foundation for Applied Water Research (STOWA).
Read the second edition 

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Dutch Dikes
Dutch Dikes offers a complete overview of the Netherlands’ most important invention: the dike (levee). www.dutchdikes.net 

 

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Colombia-the Netherlands; Working together for a resilient future 
August 2015
Read all about the Colombian-the Netherlands cooperation in the magazine "Colombia-the Netherlands; Working together for a resilient future" or watch the video 

The magazine and video are also available in Spanish: "Colombia-Paises Bajos; Trabajando juntos para un futuro resiliente" / video (Spanish version). 

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Water Matters - Edition 1/2015
The Netherlands have a lot to offer regarding knowledge development in the water sector. This is reflected in the first issue of this 'knowledge section’. It has been supported by seven important players in the Dutch water sector: Alterra Wageningen University, ARCADIS, KWR Watercycle Research Institute, Netherlands Water Partnership (NWP), Royal HaskoningDHV and Foundation for Applied Water Research (STOWA). Read the first edition

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Bangladesh-the Netherlands 50 years of water cooperation
June 2015
Read all about the cooperation between Bangladesh and the Netherlands or watch the video.

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The Delta Approach
September 2014
Preconditions for sustainable delta management: Introducing 12 building blocks inspired by 10 deltas

Urban deltas worldwide are facing the same challenges; population growth, flood risk, spatial planning, scarce natural resources. While the solutions for each delta may be different, the preconditions for a sustainable delta approach are the same. In close cooperation with urban deltas worldwide, the Netherlands developed the ‘twelve building blocks for a delta approach’. In short: the ‘must haves’ for sustainable delta management. Read more 

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Dutch Risk Reduction Team (DRR-Team)
The Dutch Risk Reduction Team (DRR-Team) consists of pre-selected experts from the Dutch Water Sector, which can quickly be fielded thanks to the support of the Dutch government.
This team of experts advises governments on how to resolve urgent water issues related to flood risks, water pollution and water supply, to prevent disasters or to rebuild after water related disasters. Governments that have to deal with an urgent water issue are encouraged to contact the Dutch embassy in their region. Read more

 

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Holland Compared Winter 2016
Facts & figures about the Netherlands. Key economic data regarding the Dutch economy has been garnered from information supplied by renowned research institutes and is reported and placed in an international context alongside data for other countries, allowing the reader to place our performance in a true global perspective.
Download "Holland Compared Winter 2016" 

 

 

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Sustainable Urban Delta
Worldwide, 180,000 people move from the countryside to the city every day. It is estimated that within 15 years over 60% of the world’s population will be living in metropolitan areas. Many of these areas are located in a delta. Learn more on water management in Sustainable Urban Delta's

 

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The Dutch Delta Programme
Information on the National Water Plan of the Netherlands. Read the Dutch Delta Programme.

 

 

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Water innovations in the Netherlands
An overview of 25 Dutch water innovations.
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Room for the River Programme
The goal of the Dutch Room for the River Programme is to give the river more room to be able to manage higher water levels. At more than 30 locations, measures will be taken that give the river space to flood safely. Moreover, the measures will be designed in such a way that they improve the quality of the immediate surroundings. The Room for the River programme will be completed by approximately 2016. Read more