MARIN research plays key role in new government guidelines for inland waterways in rivers

AuthorsDick ten Hove
Conference/JournalMARIN Report 128
DateJan 21, 2020
Reading time3 minutes

Rijkswaterstaat is responsible for the design, construction, management and maintenance of the main infrastructure facilities in the Netherlands, including the inland waterway network and water systems. In 2015 Rijkswaterstaat decided to develop integral guidelines for inland waterways with a longitudinal flow velocity of more than 0.5 m/s. MARIN coordinated the research programme in close cooperation with Deltares and performed fast-time simulations and traffic flow analyses.

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inland waterwaysrijkswaterstaatfast-time simulations