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  • 5 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Water managers are continuously making decisions to guarantee water safety. These decisions relate to the short term, for example ongoing droughts or, precisely, when there is a risk of flooding. But they can also affect the long term given the more extreme events caused by climate change. All these decisions have one thing in common: […]

  • 19 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Deltares, in cooperation with the World Bank, is working on a study in the Caribbean to assess the impact of sea level rise and resilience potential of 17 countries in the region. The aim of the study is to derive proxies to estimate the resilient potential of each country in the region and their potential […]

  • 29 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    High waves battered the Nordic rock in the Deltares Delta Flume on the afternoon of Wednesday, 27 November, when Deltares was testing the strength of the non-bonded revetment on behalf of the Wadden Sea Dikes study program (POV-W). The same program has looked previously at bonded Nordic rock and the effect of transition structures (from […]

  • 5 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Oligochaete worms can substantially speed up the reuse of both dredged sediment and contaminated mine tailings, Deltares said in their latest release.  Researchers from Deltares, with the support from the University of Alberta, Queen Mary University of London and NAIT (polytechnic and applied research institute) have determined this in laboratory tests. According to their statement, […]

  • 18 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    A delegation from the Ministry of Water Resources of the Government of Bangladesh, led by Secretary of the Ministry Mr. Kabir Bin Anwar, recently visited Deltares in Delft to sign a Memorandum of Understanding. Deltares will be supporting the Ministry and their sub-ordinate institutes through capacity building, training and advice. Bangladesh faces a challenging future […]

  • 5 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    Deltares has just announced that the coarse sand barrier won the first prize in the Flood Risk Management category of the 2018 Water Innovation Awards. Leo Voogt and Ulrich Förster picked up the award on behalf of the Rivierenland Water Authority and the POV program (part of a research program of Rijkswaterstaat’s National Flood Protection […]

  • 24 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    The President of Singapore, Mrs. Halimah Yacob, her husband Mohamed Abdullah Alhabshee, and King Willem-Alexander paid a visit to Deltares earlier this week. Discussed were the challenges associated with​ climate change and sea level rise. “We presented our latest study of the consequences of the accelerated sea level rise, and also addressed the consequences for […]

  • 12 October 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Caribbean region stands to benefit from a research regarding the coastal issues through the partnership between the Dutch research institute Deltares and Jamaica’s Mona GeoInformatics Institute (MGI). With most populations of Caribbean countries located in coastal areas (70% of Jamaica’s population, for example, work or live in coastal communities), local resources remain exposed to […]

  • 8 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    To pass on the latest developments in port management and coastal hydraulic engineering, Deltares has teamed up with STC-Nestra to organize courses for experts from the Laboratoire d’Etudes Maritimes (LEM), a part of the Algerian Ministry of Transport. On the basis of questions from Algeria, Deltares consultants talked to Algerian port experts to share their […]

  • 1 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Researchers from Deltares, Delft University of Technology and IHE, have found that the eroding of sand beaches is less dramatic than is generally assumed. There are more sandy beaches that grow worldwide, than ones that shrink. This is the outcome of the study by the researchers who analysed changes in 50,000 beaches over a 35-year […]

  • 2 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Erik Mosselman, Deltares’ expert for river engineering, morphology and fluvial morphodynamics, visited Buenos Aires recently to kick off a pre-feasibility study on new inland waterways. This pre-feasibility study assesses current and projected transport of Argentinian products, costs and benefits of new inland waterways, water requirements and availability for new waterways, possible interference of new waterways […]

  • 2 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Understanding and predicting coastal flooding is a challenging and urgent problem in the presence of sea-level rise, a changing climate, and ever-growing coastal populations. Although this issue is global in scale, understanding and predicting flooding along tropical coral reef-lined shorelines presents unique challenges owing to the complexity of these shorelines which have been little studied […]

  • 5 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Deltares, in association with Witteveen+Bos, will conduct a study focusing on the natural and man-made dynamics of the Aruba coastline and propose possible solutions. The objective of the study is to get a better understanding of the physical system on the island in order to improve resilience and derive sustainable solutions; ‘Why is coastal erosion […]

  • 21 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Deltares will team up with the University of Twente and Delft University of Technology to improve the understanding of sand transport in the swash zone, and the predictive power of the company’s models. The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research NWO has announced the approval of the Shaping the Beach study proposal. The aim of the […]

  • 2 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Adm. Ayman Saleh, Chairman of Damietta Port Authority (DPA), received yesterday Dr. Abdelazeem Mohamed, Chairman of River Transport Authority, Egypt (RTA), together with a delegation from Deltares Institute, The Netherlands. The meeting was aimed to discuss possible ways of cooperation between the two sides. Adm. Saleh made a presentation about Damietta Port (DP), exploring available […]

  • 26 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    People from Niutao and Nanumanga, outer islands of Tuvalu, rely heavily on shipping operations for the supply of life’s necessities but also to prepare and respond to a crisis or emergency, according to Deltares’ latest announcement. New maritime infrastructures are expected to improve livelihoods for the local population and the resilience of Tuvalu’s maritime sector, […]

  • 19 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The South Korean east coast is frequently suffering from erosion which threatens its coastal infrastructure and community, Deltares said in its latest announcement.  So far the processes driving the coastal erosion are not well understood and measures such as nourishments, (submerged) breakwaters, groynes and revetments have not always been successful in mitigating the erosion. “Therefore, […]

  • 17 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Delta Flume at Dutch-based research institute Deltares was the location last week for the first storm test on 47-year old asphalt taken from an original Dutch sea levee. Trials started on 10 July and are being conducted in the enormous flume – which is 300m long, 9.5m deep and 5m wide – to find […]

  • 11 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Baton Rouge-based Water Institute has signed a memorandum of understanding with Deltares of the Netherlands to pursue solutions in coastal protection and restoration. The research partners will focus on key areas — from software development and watershed modeling to infrastructure and nature-based solutions that preserve coastlines — as a pathway for supporting Louisiana’s 50-year, $50 billion Coastal Master Plan […]

  • 19 April 2017
    Business & Finance

    The University of Western Australia (UWA), represented by Prof. Ryan Lowe, and Dutch research institute Deltares, represented by Simone van Schijndel, Regional Manager Australia and New Zealand, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) last week. The MoU highlights the desire of both institutions to increase collaboration on a broad range of research topics, in particular […]

  • 30 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Throughout the world, nature-based solutions are gaining ground over traditional engineering solutions for the reduction of flood risks, an independent institute for applied research in the field of water and subsurface, Deltares, said in its latest announcement. When implemented properly, they generate additional benefits for local residents, nature and, ultimately, the economy. But a lot […]

  • 16 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dutch Research Institute Deltares has just released Annual Report 2016: a selection of the company’s most interesting moments and high-priority projects. In the report, the company shows how it has contributed to safe and sustainable deltas, coastal regions and rivers in 2016. According to Deltares, the report presents a selection of Dutch and international highlights based on […]

  • 30 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Deltares experts gave a workshop last week to analyze cascade effects on critical infrastructure in South Florida, caused by natural hazards such as floods. The workshop was organized together with the Broward County and South Florida Water management District and was part of a NOAA climate change project. The goal of this project is to […]

  • 10 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    The First International Conference on the Material Point Method for “Modelling Large Deformation and Soil–Water–Structure Interaction”, organized by the Anura3D MPM Research Community, will be held January 10-13, 2017 at Deltares offices in Delft, the Netherlands. The main aim of the conference is to provide an international forum for presenting and discussing the latest developments […]

  • 6 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Chatham Rock Phosphate and its technical partners Boskalis and Deltares have received a Dutch government research funding to improve the environmental management of marine mining. This co-funding has been awarded by the Netherlands based Topsector Water TKI Delta technology. The increased global interest in the economic and environmental outcomes of marine mining for resources such […]

  • 5 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    Guayaquil, a city situated on the Guayas River and the most important port in Ecuador, has often suffered flooding due to its location and urban growth. With a tidal range of 3.5 meters and severe squalls, water management of the city is one of the authorities’ biggest worries. Sedimentation in the Guayas River is considered […]