22 January 2015 -
‘It is a good thing that a special filter is being developed to clean up water from washing machines before it enters the drain. A filter of this kind can remove microplastics released from synthetic clothing during washing from the water before it gets to the sea.’
14 January 2015 -
Deltares is working with the Technital & Saunders group on the design of a new coastal defence system to protect the Batumi Coast in Georgia against erosion.
23 December 2014 -
Four Rwandan experts from the Lake Kivu Monitoring Programme (a part of the Rwanda Energy Group, Ministry of Infrastructure) recently spent four days following a master class at Deltares with the aim of improving the management of increased methane extraction from the deeper levels of Lake Kivu.
18 December 2014 -
The latest book about dikes, ‘Dutch Dikes’, which was written by LOLA Landscape Architects, was based in part on knowledge supplied by Deltares. Maaike Bos (a landscape architect) and Harry Schelfhout (a dike safety expert) from Deltares contributed expertise during the past two years relating to dikes, safety, landscape architecture and innovative developments.
15 December 2014 -
On 11 June 1962, three prisoners escaped from the heavily guarded prison island of Alcatraz just north of San Francisco. Where did their handcrafted rubber boat take them that night?