The Oosterscheldekering: the largest Delta Works of The Netherlands in 2022

Updated: 07-2022


By constantly looking ahead, The Netherlands is the safest delta in the world today. Thirty years ago, Rijkswaterstaat built the Oosterscheldekering. Our country’s largest Delta Works: no less than nine kilometres long. Protecting hundreds of thousands of people against high water. To keep it this way, the Oosterscheldekering is undergoing a major renovation. Together with expert partners we work on the safety, accessibility and quality of life in The Netherlands. More information: g