Lelystad, 8232 JN
HKV, knowledge entrepreneurs in flood risk and water resources management.
HKV is a privately owned company that was established 25 years ago in the Netherlands. Currently, HKV has about 75 staff members. HKV‘s core work is research and advice in water management, natural hazard and risk assessments, system behavior of fluvial zones and (geo-, hydro-)data analysis and modeling of rivers coasts and delta’s. The services of HKV are based on in-depth knowledge of hydrology, hydraulics, morphology, mathematics, remote sensing and IT.
A significant portion of our work and experience comes from water resource management activities in the Netherlands. HKV was responsible for the project `Flood Risk Netherlands`, where the combination of flood scenarios and damage assessment resulted into nation-wide flood risk maps and innovative flood protection measures. This wealth of Dutch experience is the foundation of our international activities, which has led to projects all around the world.
HKV works closely together with universities and research organizations to continually explore, test, develop and implement innovations, new approaches and services related to flood risk and water resource management. HKV is involved in IFI and EU funded projects, long term strategic assistance to governments, capacity building tracks, business to business, EU research and innovation programs.
Our services cover the following areas of expertise:
-Rivers, coasts and deltas
-Flood and drought risks
-Data management & operational water management
Committee on Hydraulic Structures
Committee on Flood Risk Management
Committee on Water Resources Management
Committee on Fluvial Hydraulics
Committee on Climate Change Adaptation
Committee on Coastal and Maritime Hydraulics
Committee on Ecohydraulics
Working Group on Drones in Hydraulics
Working Group on Sustainable Development Goals
Working Group on Water System Operations