The theme of the World Port Days 2018 has been announced!31 January 2018
The theme of the World Port Days 2018 has been announced! Rotterdam is the largest port in Europe. It plays [...]
Are you wondering how? Come and visit us! The Regional Water Authority Schieland and the Krimpenerwaard is this year also present at the Wilhelminapier, on the quayside at the Hotel New York. We will gladly show you what we do and especially what you can do to make your neighbourhood storm shower proof. During the “waterwalk” on Friday and Saturday, you can also see what the water authority and the municipality have already done to make Rotterdam storm shower proof. Are you between 10 and 16 years old? Come along to us on Friday to get started with water!
Nowadays rainfall is a lot more intense. Urban areas cannot always cope with so much water. Heavy rainfall in a short period of time can cause problems as the rainwater cannot flow off because of the numerous buildings, streets and paved areas. Streets and cellars become flooded because the sewers cannot handle the huge amount of water, canals and ditches can start to overflow. We would like to talk to you about water in the city.