Zierikzee South Corner
Dyke reinforcement Zuidhoek Zierikzee is one of the dyke works awarded by Rijkswaterstaat for the protection of primary dykes in the county of Zeeland. The area extends from the eastern port channel of...
Volkerak - Zoommeer
In 2015 the contractors combination Van Oord - KWS worked on the project development of the area Volkerak - Zoommeer. The whole area is designed to give more room to the river and to storage water when water levels are high...
Innovation together with nature The area protected by dykes in the Noordwaard is now smaller than it was. This involved building a new dyke at Fort Steurgat. A stand of willows, called a ‘griend’ in Dutch,...
In 2012 the Dutch government introduced the Hillblock for the first time in her sustainable revetment project; Stavenisse. Due to the shape of Hillblock 30 percent less concrete is needed to reach the...
In the Vierbannenpolder near Viane, just over 10.000 m2 Hillblocks are placed with a height of 40 and 45 cm. The 45cm blocks are placed in the more fragile impact zones of Zeeland to protect it's hinterland and the rest of the Netherlands.
Between April 1st and November 1st, the dike near Stavenisse will be strengthened over a length of 4 kilometers (2,9 miles) by Project bureau Zeeweringen and the Water board Scheldestromen, together with...