Meet the new urban waterfront

Eco Waterfront

ECOncrete® supplies a range of modular esthetic sea wall elements, which functionally integrate into coastal infrastructure.

Our waterfront needs to protect us from het rising sea level. Good news: The number of innovative options for restoring ecology along the urban waterfront seems to be increasing by the minute.

Since land in urban areas is often unavailable or difficult to restore to pre-settlement times, floating wetlands (FWs), an ecologically engineered technology, represent an effort to mimick the wetlands that existed long ago.

FWs hold the promise of returning ecological services like pollutant uptake and transformation, water quality improvement, wave attenuation, habitat, and aesthetic beautification.

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Delta Areas protected by Int. Coalition

Delta Areas protected by Int. Coalition

Women plant mangroves to protect the land against Sea Level Rising
Mangrove, the tree that captures carbon, filters saltwater, and stops storms

Delta Areas will be protected by an International Coalition.

That’s the result of the international climate conference ‘Adaptation Futures’, May 11th in Rotterdam.

Countries agreed to work together to create resilient urban delta areas against a rising sea level rising because of the climate change. Read More

UK Opens Flood Professional Training Centre

Protection, flood defense, UK, climate change, water,

This flood barrier is protected under patent application and is a tailor-made, multi purpose solution to combat flood risk worldwide

As a result of the heavy floods in 2014, the UK starts a training centre for flood professionals.

The training centre will ensure they can satisfy the increased demand and will set industrial benchmarks for flood defense installation standards to reduce risks in the future.  Read More

Man-made Lowlands; A future for ancient dykes in the Netherlands

Thousands of kilometers of dikes protect the Dutch from floading

Thousands of kilometers of dikes protect the Dutch from floading

Two third of the Dutch live below sealevel. And because we want to keep our feet dry, we have a lot of dykes.

  • in the reclamation of peatland and marshlan
  • as coastal embankments
  • to enclose polders and flank rivers

But how do we treat them correctly?

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