November 15th, 2018

‘Kierbesluit’ in operation

On 15th November, the day at which de Haringvliet sluices exist 47 years, minister Cora van Nieuwenhuizen (infrastructure and Water) put the ‘Kierbesluit’ into operation, together with her administrative partners of Water authority Hollandse Delta and Drinking water company Evides. This does not automatically mean that the sluices will be opened on that day. This only happens when the discharge of the river is high enough. This is prescribed in the ‘Kierbesluit’