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Dutch dike inspection team impressed by floods in England: 'Hard work is being done'

Since December, England has been constantly hit by rain and storms resulting in flooding, especially in the South West region. ...

News item | 19-02-2014 | 15:01

A dike with a difference

Katwijk is to have a new flood defence: a row of dunes that incorporates a dike as well as a car park. The project is unique in ...

News item | 17-02-2014 | 10:03

The Netherlands advocates for ambitious European climate policy

As early as this year, the European Union should announce the aim of a reduction in greenhouse gas emissions by a minimum of 40% ...

News item | 07-02-2014 | 16:54

State Secretary Mansveld aims to halve waste

Wilma Mansveld, State Secretary for Infrastructure and the Environment aims to halve the amount of dumped and incinerated waste. ...

News item | 28-01-2014 | 11:21

Dutch approach to water among CNN top 10 of best ideas

American news channel CNN has acclaimed the Dutch approach to water, which is being introduced in the US in order to protect New ...

News item | 07-01-2014 | 10:15

Government designates new areas for offshore wind farms

The government has designated new areas for the construction of offshore wind farms: off the coast of North and South Holland ...

News item | 20-12-2013 | 17:07

Mekong Delta Plan opens a new chapter in our partnership with the Vietnamese water sector, says Melanie Schultz van Haegen

In Hanoi today, Minister of Infrastructure and the Environment Melanie Schultz van Haegen presented the Dutch-Vietnamese Mekong ...

News item | 18-12-2013 | 16:44

Minister Schultz appointed vice chair of global panel for water and disasters

Minister Schultz van Haegen of Infrastructure and the Environment has been appointed Vice Chair of the High Level Experts and ...

News item | 07-12-2013 | 16:25

Minister Mansveld: a step closer to a new climate agreement

Minister Wilma Mansveld of Environment is “relatively positive” about the results of the UN Climate Summit in Warsaw. "We are a ...

News item | 25-11-2013 | 15:37

State Secretary Mansveld and South Africa sign water agreement

On Friday 22 November, State Secretary Mansveld of Infrastructure & the Environment and the South African Minister for Water and ...

News item | 25-11-2013 | 11:24