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Water management and flood protection. Connecting and protecting delta’s. Piet Dircke, Program Director, GKN Water ARCADIS. Imagine the result. Contents. ARCADIS Global Knowledge Network Water Water Management and flood control in Europe Netherlands European Union France

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water management and flood protection
Water management and flood protection
  • Connecting and protecting delta’s
  • Piet Dircke, Program Director, GKN Water ARCADIS

Imagine the result

contents
Contents
  • ARCADIS Global Knowledge Network Water
  • Water Management and flood control in Europe
  • Netherlands
  • European Union
  • France
  • Water management and flood control in the USA & Latin America
  • Brazil
  • New Orleans
  • California
  • Florida
  • New York
river dikes and levees national rivers levees emergency act
River dikes and levees:National rivers levees emergency act
  • “Almost-floods” of 1993/1995
  • Evacuation of 250.000 people
  • Most of the emergency levee reinforcement works
  • Room for the river, Meuse River works
closure dams afsluitdijk
Closure dams: Afsluitdijk

Plan Waterlely: Tidal energy, flood protection & ecosystem recovery

5 year national levee safety inspection program
5 year National levee safety inspection program
  • Levees, dikes, dunes (category A and B) 2006 (2001)
  • 1264 km meets the standard: 44 % (40 %)
  • 680 km does not meet the standard: 24 % (19 %)
  • 931 km ‘no judgement’ 32 % (41 %)
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Flood Control 2015: Integration of IT technology
  • Towards a smart flood control organization
  • Improve quality of decision making during emergencies
  • Fast & real time prediction of calculated risks
storm surge barriers
Storm surge barriers
  • Design & construction
  • Risk management
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European Union: Exchange of Experiences and Comparative Analysis for ICZMContractor: ARCADIS Sub-contractor: Coastal & Marine Union (EUCC)Jan 2009 – Dec 2011
canal seine nord europe
Canal Seine Nord Europe
  • 2005 by VNF (Voie Navegable France):
  • Design of lock levelling system, including water saving basins for 7 locks
  • Nautical design of outer harbours
  • Design mooring system, wave damping
  • Design of civil engineering works of the locks (structural and geotechnical)
brazil ports of itaja navegantes
Brazil: Ports of Itajaí & Navegantes
  • Estimation of additional sedimentation as a result of the executed dredging works
  • Nautical study, Three dimensional hydraulic flow computations
  • Vertical ship motion computations & ship manoeuvring simulations
  • Evaluation of the future layout
  • Determination of the limiting conditions
new orleans a wake up call usa delta s with opportunities for gkn water
New Orleans a wake up call:USA Delta’s with opportunities for GKN Water

New York City

California

Bay-Delta

Florida Everglades

Louisiana