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Master plan for port town Beira, Mozambique (21-12-2012)

The Dutch research institute Deltares and engineering firm Witteveen+Bos join forces in developing the ‘2035 Master Plan’ for the city of Beira, a large Mozambican port town. Beira has a population of 400,000 and faces numerous challenges in the years to come, such as

Jaap van der Graaf Award 2012 (22-10-2012)

On 11 January 2013 the Jaap van der Graaf Award will be awarded for the fourth time. This prize will be awarded to the student or researcher who wrote the best article in English in 2012 about waste water treatment and performed his/her research at one of the Dutch universities,

Spaceship serves as backdrop to presentation of Witteveen+Bos Art+Technology Award (09-10-2012)

On Thursday 8 November, the Witteveen+Bos Art+Technology Award 2012 will be presented to Belgian artist and researcher Angelo Vermeulen at the Bergkerk Church in Deventer, the Netherlands. The occasion will be marked by the presentation of Seeker [DV1], a sculpture of a

European Commission publishes shale gas study (18-09-2012)

The European Commission has recently released a shale gas study carried out by a consortium of Witteveen+Bos, CE Delft, ERG, ESI and AEA. The consortium was led by the UK-based environmental consultant AEA. The report studies the potential risks for the environment and human

Early warning system for flood plains Beni, Bolivia (10-09-2012)

A consortium of Witteveen+Bos (lead), Deltares and RoyalHaskoningDHV and local partners will develop and implement a hydrological early warning system for the flood plains of the Mamore River in Beni, Bolivia. The contract between the client, The Royal Dutch Embassy in La Paz,

Witteveen+Bos designs Ice protection barrier, Yamal (02-08-2012)

Witteveen+Bos has been assigned for designing the ice protection structures for Sabetta Port, a newly built LNG port at Yamal peninsula, Russia. Witteveen+Bos cooperates with OAO LenMorniiProekt, the Russian general designer of the project. The Client is Yamal LNG, being a

Belgian artist builds spaceship in Dutch church (27-06-2012)

The Dutch city of Deventer is about to add an exceptional piece of art to its list of attractions. Over the coming months a group of people working under the inspirational direction of Belgian artist Angelo Vermeulen will build a conceptual spaceship. The work will blend fact

Drinking water supply at Gondar, Ethiopia (07-05-2012)

Gondar is nicknamed 'The Camelot of Africa' due to the presence of numerous castles. It is one of the reasons why Gondar has become a tourist attraction. Although tourists experience little hardship, the city does have a serious drinking water problem. The water shortage is now

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