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Improving water quality and water storage in the Biesbosch

Customer
Waterschap Hollandse Delta ( WSHD )
Contractor
Kuipers Infra
Extra
3x DN600 siphon pipelines incl. connection pieces and valves

New Dordtse Biesbosch

The new Dordtse Biesbosch is a varied nature and recreational area (to be) near Dordrecht.
It has the size of 530 hectare and is situated south of the Zeedijk.

The new Dordtse Biesbosch has been realized for 3 goals:

  • A new nature connection.
  • Expanding the recreational possibilities.
  • Improving the water quality and storage.

Installing this new siphon near the Eastern haven will improve the water quality at the Isle of Dordrecht.
A stunning panorama point has been installed on top of the siphon, with a view on the river and on the new Dordtse Biesbosch.

The incoming water will flow through the entire area, to be let out at the pumping station Johannes Vis. Because of this water flow (max. 57 m3 per minute) the water quality improves, for people and nature. The capacity of the pumping station will also be used to keep Dordrecht dry in case of heavy raining.

More information about the Biesbosch you can find here: https://np-debiesbosch.nl 

The 3 siphon pipelines DN600 are delivered, prefabricated, coated and installed by CCI Leidingsystemen, by order of Kuipers Infra. All inclusive induction curves, connection pieces and valves. Everything has been applied with a PE-coating.

 

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