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  • February 2007 NGWP
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  • Wijsman Sess2 102309

    1. 1. DELTA VISIONS Peter Wijsman, California Liaison Officer Netherlands Water Partnership February 2007 / <##> SAME Water Conference, October 2009
    2. 2. <ul><li>Single access point for information on the Dutch Water sector </li></ul><ul><li>Promote the Dutch Water Sector abroad </li></ul><ul><li>Accelerate and support of innovation </li></ul><ul><li>Stimulate and support co-operation between public sector, private sector, knowledge institutes and NGO’s </li></ul><ul><li>Enhance the Dutch contribution towards the MDG’s </li></ul>October 2009 / 16 Netherlands Water Partnership Government Private sector NGO’s Knowledge institutes
    3. 3. Network members: > 180 November 2007 / 16 Netherlands Water Partnership
    4. 4. <ul><li>Basics of water management in the Netherlands </li></ul><ul><li>Ambitions CA Delta Vision vs. NL Delta Committee </li></ul><ul><li>Challenges in finding a balance: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Water supply </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ecosystems </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Flood protection </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Organization and funding </li></ul><ul><li>Dutch water sector in the USA </li></ul>October 2009 Content
    5. 5. Historic interaction with water <ul><li>Water as a continuous challenge </li></ul><ul><li>Water as a part of Dutch culture </li></ul><ul><li>Water as an inspiration for innovation </li></ul>October 2009 Introduction
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    7. 7. Facts & Figures <ul><li>Lowest point 21 ft. below sea level </li></ul><ul><li>Highest point 900 ft. above sea level </li></ul><ul><li>Approximately 2000 miles primary flood protection structures with legally prescribed safety standards </li></ul><ul><li>Without dunes or levees, 66% of The Netherlands would be flooded on a regular basis </li></ul><ul><li>70% of our GNP (550 billion €) is threatened by floods </li></ul><ul><li>large cities like Amsterdam and Rotterdam are below sea level </li></ul>October 2009 Delta Technology
    8. 8. <ul><li>Delta Vision </li></ul><ul><li>in California </li></ul><ul><li>Delta Committee </li></ul><ul><li>in the Netherlands </li></ul>Finding a balance October 2009
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    15. 16. October 2009 / 32 What is at stake?
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    22. 23. October 2009 / 32 What are the options?
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    24. 26. October 2009 Rotterdam
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    26. 28. <ul><li>Delta Fund </li></ul><ul><li>Delta Director </li></ul><ul><li>Delta Act </li></ul>Other recommendations October 2009
    27. 29. Louisiana California Bay-Delta New York City Florida Everglades
    28. 30. November 2007
    29. 31. October 2009 / 16 More contact details on www.nwp.nl Netherlands Water Partnership San Francisco, California [email_address] Phone: 415 244 2118

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