What measures do we take?

Flood control area (FCA)

A flood control area is an area adjacent to the river that is surrounded by a ring levee. This area serves as a water buffer zone in extreme weather conditions. Read more 

Flood control area with reduced tides (FCA-RT)

A flood control area with reduced tides combines safety with conservation. The inflow of the daily tides creates tidal nature. In severe weather, the area collects excess water. Read more


With the process of depoldering, we return the polder to the river. This way the river has more room for flooding and, at the same time, tidal nature develops. Read more


Wetlands are marshy areas where rare plants and animals thrive. In the winter, the groundwater there is high, and in the summer its level drops. Read more