The Netherlands is extremely successful at an international level when it comes to flood protection. The country has a large number of specialists available in every conceivable area: from the design and construction of dikes, forecasting systems, and decision-supporting systems, through to crisis management, measurement systems and evacuation.



Many of the Flood Control 2015 project teams submitted a paper to the conference. After peer-review by the Scientific Committee, the authors were invited to present their papers orally. The papers are printed in the conference proceedings. Some of the presentations are available in pdf format, below:

Hurricane Risk and Safety Module - Ries Kluskens

Meet the Future - Ruud Smeulders

Implementation of new levee strength modules for continuous safety assessments -
Leo Zwang

Sequential decision making - Karolina Wojciechowska

Global Flood Observatory - Nicki Villars

Development of a nearshore real-time forecast system - Ap van Dongeren

Improving forecasting of Flood Hazard and Risk of Flooding - Karel Heijnert

Presentations Floodrisk2012

Mission Flood Control 2015

“A really substantial improvement in operational flood protection worldwide.”