Rijkswaterstaat. Working to make the Netherlands safe, secure, attractive and accessible for all.


Sufficient clean freshwater and usable, reliable information about the water in The Netherlands. Rijkswaterstaat works 24/7 to maintain this situation.


Rijkswaterstaat is working every day to improve the Netherlands. We are working on a clean, green and pleasant living environment for current and future generations.


The Dutch economy relies heavily on transport and logistics; the main economic centres must remain accessible. Quickly and safely. By road and by water.


Rijkswaterstaat promotes the Dutch safety, mobility and the quality of life. We actively seek partners in the private sector to outsource some of our tasks.

About us

Rijkswaterstaat is responsible for the design, construction, management and maintenance of the main infrastructure facilities in the Netherlands.


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