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Stephan van der Biezen nominated to be new director Witteveen+Bos (20-02-2017)

Stephan van der Biezen has been nominated by the Board of Directors of Witteveen+Bos as a new director of the engineering and consultancy firm. The announcement was made at a meeting of the entire workforce on 16 February 2017. Van der Biezen will succeed Henk Nieboer who has

Global hydropower potential: 33 % of total energy requirement (09-02-2017)

In 2012 Lourens Meijer completed a detailed account of the global potential of hydropower during his graduation internship at Witteveen+Bos for his study at TU Delft. The results of the research were published in the scientific journal PLOS One on Wednesday, 8 February 2017.

Planning and design of cycling infrastructure in Singapore (31-01-2017)

Witteveen+Bos and Singapore-based design and engineering consultancy Surbana Jurong were recently awarded a contract by Singapore’s Land Transport Authority (LTA) for the planning and design of the cycling network in the city’s Ang Mo Kio district. The project aims to create

Jaap van der Graaf Award presented to Heleen de Fooij (16-01-2017)

The Jaap van der Graaf Award was presented to Heleen de Fooij MSc on 13 January 2017, during the 69th Drinking Water and Waste water Symposium (‘Vakantiecursus’) at Delft University of Technology. This annual prize is given in recognition of the best English-language article

Revitalising the canals in Alappuzha, India (25-11-2016)

On Friday 25 November a team of water experts from Witteveen+Bos has concluded a first visit to the city of Alappuzha in the Indian state of Kerala. The mission was initiated and supported by the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in India upon a request by the Government

Building with Nature approach prominent during Dutch trade mission to Indonesia (21-11-2016)

During the Dutch trade mission to Indonesia this week 'Building with Nature' features prominently as a promising sustainable and participatory design approach for water and coastal management in Indonesia. Dutch and Indonesian ministers will visit the large-scale demonstration

New port in Barranquilla, Colombia technically and nautically feasible (26-10-2016)

The study Witteveen+Bos recently conducted for Royal Port S.A. in order to ascertain the feasibility of a new port on the mouth of the Magdalena River near Barranquilla, Colombia, shows that the port is technically and nautically feasible. Among other things a nautical

Jaap van der Graaf Award (04-10-2016)

On 13 January 2017 the Jaap van der Graaf Award will be awarded for the eighth time. This prize will be awarded to the student or researcher who wrote the best article in English in 2016 about the urban water system. The prize, which is awarded annually, consists of a cheque of

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