Sandmotor will strengthen British coastline

Bacton & Walcott Sandscaping

The Dutch Sandmoter is building extra protection for the British coastline. Building with nature is the intention of the Sandmotor.

Since 2011, an artificial sandbank has been lying near the coast Holland. It naturally feeds the beaches and dunes with new sand and thus keeps it safe. Another sandmotor is rising near the British coast. It is the first time that the Dutch sand engine concept has been applied elsewhere. Read More

5 storm surge barriers closed because of heavy weather

Delta Works keep Holland dry during storm

this is the storm barrier Oosterschelde, the biggest of the storm surge barriers in the Netherlands

For the first time in the Dutch history, water managers decided to close all storm surge barriers in the country:

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Flexible Flood Barrier

flood barrier

This multi functional flood barrier offers the ability to change the height of the flood barrier.

This is a great low cost, green and rapid solution for a new river barrier. 

The UK suffered from floods in 2014. Neptune has an answer to it.

This barrier does not have to be knocked down and rebuilt. Its height can easily be increased on site responding to any unexpected increase in sea levels whenever they might occur. Read More

Lessons learned from Hurricane Sandy

NY-Sandy-flood

NY-Sandy-flood

Sandy was actually predicted by the European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts (UK), a week before it arrived.

But, in the wake of superstorm Sandy, much of New York City was plunged into darkness.

What can we learn from this big flooding in New York? Read More