30 January 2015 -
In itself, installing a filter in washing machines to remove microplastics from clothing is a good step. But it is not enough.
26 January 2015 -
Water management should focus more on how robust different areas are in terms of coping with floods and drought. A robust system means that we can deal better with extreme events. High river discharges and long periods of drought will occur more frequently as climate change continues and inflicts increasing levels of damage.
22 January 2015 -
‘It is a good thing that a special filter is being developed to clean up water from washing machines before it enters the drain. A filter of this kind can remove microplastics released from synthetic clothing during washing from the water before it gets to the sea.’
14 January 2015 -
Deltares is working with the Technital & Saunders group on the design of a new coastal defence system to protect the Batumi Coast in Georgia against erosion.
23 December 2014 -
Four Rwandan experts from the Lake Kivu Monitoring Programme (a part of the Rwanda Energy Group, Ministry of Infrastructure) recently spent four days following a master class at Deltares with the aim of improving the management of increased methane extraction from the deeper levels of Lake Kivu.