21 November 2014 -
Deltares will be testing the design for the planned tidal lagoon in Swansea Bay, South Wales. Incorporating sixteen turbines that can deliver 320 MW, the tidal lagoon will be the world's largest.
20 November 2014 -
Deltares has tested a new type of floating willow matrass. It keeps the reed marsh that develops on top floating for longer than the ‘sinking’ reed marshes we have at present.
18 November 2014 -
Researchers, government agencies, consultants and policymakers will soon be able to turn to an interactive data lab (the iD-Lab), which presents and utilises data, models and software in a fast and innovative way.
17 November 2014 -
From 1 March 2015 onward, Deltares will be mobilising Dutch knowledge questions with the aim of establishing the research agenda for the, soil-sediment-water system, subsurface and land use in Europe.
11 November 2014 -
A foreland with vegetation reduces the force of waves hitting the dike, and therefore the load on the dike. As a result, the dike itself does not need to be strengthened. That saves costs, because a sandy foreland or forebank is cheaper to build and maintain than the traditional approach to strengthening dikes with rock.