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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22 Oct Climate Adaptation Summit 2020
22 October 2020
the Netherlands

On 22 October 2020, the Netherlands will host the Climate Adaptation Summit (CAS).

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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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