Delta Plan

Delta Plan,

flood control and reclamation project, S Netherlands, in the Rhine River delta. Built in 1957–81, it involved construction of four major dikes (up to 131 ft/40 m high) across the Rhine's four estuaries on the North Sea, three auxiliary dams, and a storm-tide barrage 38 ft (11.5 m) high and 262 ft (80 m) wide across the IJssel River. The project shortened the Dutch coastline by c.440 mi (700 km), reclaimed 6,100 acres (15,000 hectares), and created a freshwater lake (33 sq mi/85 sq km). Two navigable waterways to Antwerp and to Rotterdam and Europoort were left open.
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Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina invited Dutch PM Mark Rutte to visit Bangladesh for launching of Bangladesh Delta Plan 2100 Foreign Secretary Shahidul Haque handed over the invitation letter to Mr, David van Week, Adviser on Foreign Policy and Defence to the Dutch Prime Minister during a meeting at his office this morning.
The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO), Bangladesh Delta Plan (BDP2100) and the Institute of Water Modelling (IWM) jointly organised the workshop at the Ballroom of Hotel Four Points, Gulshan 2.
Taking assistance from 12 development partners, the government has initiated a 100-year exemplary plan titled 'Bangladesh Delta Plan 2100' for coordinated water resources management, Hasina said adding, "Under the plan availability of water, its uses and ecological issues have been brought under consideration.
The partnership will help to develop and implement the Bangladesh Delta Plan 2100, a long term and holistic vision for the Bangladesh Delta, and help to realize Bangladesh's goal of becoming a middle-income country by 2021, while maintaining the unique biodiversity and physical characteristics of the delta.
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