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.
Rijkswaterstaat is developing a sustainable noise barrier that absorbs traffic noise and simultaneously generates electricity. This barrier consists of double-sided solar panels that generate electricity on both sides.
In the Circular Public Procurement project in the Baltic Sea Region, international partners are working to develop the market for circular products and services through government procurement.
The project focused on the effects of nanoplastics and microplastics in the marine environment. This is done by comparing the effects mesocosms for different organisms and ecological processes.