Cluster for Cloud-to-Coast Climate Change Adaptation (C5a) aims to effect an efficient adaptation to the physical, economic and social consequences of flooding.

China Europe Water Platform

The China Europe Water Platform is a network for water co-operation between European countries and the Chinese Ministry of Water Resources.

Construction of New Lock Terneuzen

This project covers the construction of a new lock at Terneuzen. The current locks are causing a bottleneck for shipping.

Corridor Management Europe

The Corridor Management Europe project works towards a higher predictability of inland navigation and the transport sector hence optimising waterway transport.

DIWA Masterplan

With DIWA we aim to further digitise transportation on inland waterways with a further integration into the European logistics system.


Target of JERICO-S3 is to provide researchers with continuous and more valuable coastal data and datasets.


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


We aim to reduce the amount of plastic waste in the catchment area of the Meuse with the cross-border project Litter free Rivers and Streams (LIVES).


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

Overnight mooring facility Spijk

To improve the navigability on the Waal river, we are building a new mooring facility for barge vessels at Spijk (near Lobith).

Phytoplankton measurements

The aim of this project is study phytoplankton in greater depth, in order to be able to determine the amount of phytoplankton in the Wadden Sea accurately.


Many areas feel the consequences of climate change. The flooding of the Hedwige and Prosper polders offers a unique living laboratory.

Waste collection rivers

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


The EMfloodResilience project is helping the region to be better prepared for extreme flooding.