Rijkswaterstaat is always developing and innovating. An overview of some of the current environmental projects that are being carried out by or on behalf of Rijkswaterstaat is listed below.


The project All4Biodiversity studies mowing management forms by assessing which measures can capitalise on the effects of climate change


The BE-GOOD project aims to make government information in the areas of infrastructure and the environment accessible to a wider audience.


C5a aims to effect an adaptation to the physical, economic and social consequences of future flooding which also factors in climate change.


7 European cities are piloting a series of demonstration actions and over 30 new tools and processes across construction and demolition waste and organic waste.

Green/Blue Rhine Alliance

The parties of the Euro region are working together on cross-border ecological links, otter migration routes, flood plains and fish migration.


The H2Benelux project aims to create a hydrogen infrastructure and launch 8 hydrogen refuelling stations in the Netherlands, Belgium and Luxembourg.


Joint Monitoring Programme for Ambient Noise in the North Sea (Jomopans) develops a operational joint monitoring programme for ambient sound in the North Sea.


The MERLIN project commits to transformative ecosystem restoration, mainstreaming Nature-based Solutions for the urgent systemic change of our society.


NEA PANACEA is a project which focuses on assessments of the status of pelagic habitats, benthic habitats, food webs and marine birds.


ProCirc is a transnational project in the North Sea region set up to experiment, implement and learn how circular economy and procurement can benefit the region.

Solar Highways

Rijkswaterstaat is developing a sustainable noise barrier that absorbs traffic noise and simultaneously generates electricity.

Waste collection rivers

Rijkswaterstaat is developing a reliable, effective and efficient monitoring programme for a micro- and macroplastics monitoring system.