EXPERT IN FLOOD PROTECTION

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.

 

PUBLICATION: FIVE YEARS OF INNOVATION IN FLOOD RISK

During FLOODrisk 2012 the book 'Flood Control 2015 - five years of innovation in flood risk' was presented to commemorate the end of the Flood Control 2015 innovation programme. The book structures and presents the most important results of the programs to non-scientists. A substantial improvement in operational flood protection worldwide has been made possible: the building blocks are available.

Interested in receiving a Dutch or English book? Please order one by sending an e-mail to [email protected].

Would you rather read from a digital copy on your e-reader? Download a PDF here:

Five years of innovation in Flood Risk pdf

Vijf jaar innovatie in waterveiligheid pdf

The first copy of the book was presented by Piet Dircke to Jan Geluk, dike reeve and chairman of the Flood Control 2015 Committee of Recommendation

overhandiging boek Floodrisk2012

Mission Flood Control 2015

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