Onderwerp: Bezoek-historie

Reinforcement of the Houtribdijk infographic (2019)
Publicatiedatum:03-11-2019

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Auteur(s)

[Ministerie van Infrastructuur en Waterstaat, Rijkswaterstaat Midden-Nederland (RWS, MN)]

 

Samenvatting

The Houtribdijk serves as a massive breakwater between the IJsselmeer and the Markermeer during storms. This makes the Houtribdijk vitally important for ood risk management in all provinces in the IJsselmeer region. A part of the Houtribdijk is reinforced with quarry stones. Another part of the levee is reinforced using wide, sandy banks. This way of Building with Nature in a lakeside area is a worldwide rst. We also develop Trintelzand, a new nature reserve. The project is part of the national Flood Protection Programme, in which Rijkswaterstaat and the regional water authorities face the largest dike reinforcement operation ever undertaken. www.rijkswaterstaat.nl/houtribdijk/english

 

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