Information for the press
Press Officers are available for members of the media. If you are not from the media, you can reach the Ministry of Infrastructure and Water Management through the contact form or via the general telephone number +31 70 214 02 14 (on working days from 8.00 AM - 8.00 PM).
Whom should you contact?
The Ministry of Infrastructure and Water Management, Rijkswaterstaat (the executive arm of the Ministry), the Human Environment and Transport Inspectorate (ILT) and the Royal Dutch Meteorological Institute (KNMI) each have their own press officers. They also have their own standby numbers to be used outside office hours.
If you have any questions about policy or its political context, please contact the relevant spokesperson (see below). In the event of an emergency, the Press Office can be reached outside office on +31 70 456 70 60.
Soil, Smart Mobility, general press questions and interview requests
Press officers for minister Harbers
New Road Projects (MIRT), Bridges, Infrastructural Conservation and Mobility fund
Water Affairs, Climate Adaptation, Road Safety
Aviation, Sea and Inland Shipping, Locks, Waterways and Goods Transport
Press officers for Minister Heijnen
Sustainable Transport, Bicycle, Nuclear Safety and Radiation Protection
Railway, Public Transport and Taxis
Press officer corporate affairs
Corporate affairs, Corona, KiM-spokesperson, wob-requests
Press Officer for the Delta Commissioner
Rijkswaterstaat (executive arm of the Ministry of Infrastructure and Water Management)
Contact details see the Rijkswaterstaat website.
Human Environment and Transport Inspectorate
KNMI (Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute)
You can reach the KNMI Press Office during office hours on +31 30 22 06 317. In the event of an emergency, you can reach the KNMI outside office hours on +31 (0)6 53 21 43 64.
Also refer to the contact details on the KNMI website.