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Welcome to 'Building with Nature' 

Building with Nature is a new design philosophy in hydraulic engineering. 
Natural elements such as wind, currents, flora and fauna are utilized in designing
a hydraulic engineering solution, thereby creating additional benefits for nature, recreation and the local economy.

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A Spanish version of our Building with Nature book is now available. 

 

 

   

Cofinanced by the European Regional Development Fund

Sand motor succesful driver of innovative coastal management

Five years after the Sand Motor emerged from the waves, the results of the first major evaluation have been published.

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Sand motor succesful driver of innovative coastal management
Clean silt from Harlingen harbour to protect Friesian coast

300,000 cubic meters of clean silt from the harbor of Harlingen is used to stimulate the growth of salt marshes in at Koehoal, on the Friesian coast.

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Clean silt from Harlingen harbour to protect Friesian coast