Urban areas and large cities are facing challenges brought on by population pressure, infrastructure congestion, rising sea level and weather changes. Flood risk, water contamination and water shortages are already major threats in many places.

These challenges are accelerated by climate change and more than ever it is necessary to join forces to increase knowledge and develop new insights on how to help people, businesses and governments to adapt.

Living on the frontline between land and water, the Dutch have always had to adapt to changes in climate and water. We believe in exchanging knowledge, forging international partnerships, innovation, and an integrated approach. 

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4 Nov Amsterdam International Water Week 2019
4 November - 8 November 2019
Amsterdam, the Netherlands

The 5th edition of the Amsterdam International Water Week will take place on 4- 8 November 2019.

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Today’s water challenges call for cooperation and the exchange of knowledge and expertise. The Dutch water sector invites you to team up to find the best solutions for our changing world.

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