NUSDeltares, as the strategic knowledge alliance between the National University of Singapore (NUS) and the Dutch applied research institute Deltares aims to bridge the gap between science and society.

Topics Our expertise

The water- and subsoil- related expertise of NUS and Deltares covers a broad area. This enables us to do research, provide training and carry out specialist consultancy.

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Climate adaption

Climate related changes in rainfall, temperature and sea levels will have an impact on communities, companies and industries worldwide. At NUSDeltares, we are actively working to develop the crucial knowledge needed to address the effects of climate change.

High density living

High density coastal areas are particularly vulnerable. Rapid urbanization has increased both the economic and societal value of these areas. Drought, flooding, heat and enviromental modeling can have a major impact on the economy.

Urban water management

Water in urban areas is often sourced from man-made reservoirs or intensive managed water bodies. Besides providing potable water, reservoirs, lakes, canals and rivers provide several other functions, such as recreation opportunities and water storage for flood control. Different functions have different, often conflicting, requirements regarding water quality and quantity.

News NUSDeltares latest developments

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Join us at the SIWW2021 – visit our booth

15 June 2021 -

The Singapore International Water Week (SIWW) is one of the leading water events in the world to share perspectives on fostering innovation and collaboration towards a more sustainable water future. Deltares and NUSDeltares are participating at the SIWW2021. The event will be virtually from 21 June to 2 July 2021.

Dutch Embassy in Singapore thanks Mr Khoo on Dutch King’s Day

29 April 2021 -

Nethelrands Embassy in Singapore celebrates Mr Khoo on King’s Day 2021

Projects Multidisciplinary approaches

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Climate adaption

Neptune OMS for Singapore Coastal Quality

NUSDeltares developed an Operational Management System – Neptune OMS, for the coastal waters of Singapore.

Urban water management

In-stream wetlands

The use of eco-engineered in-stream wetlands systems as part of the ABW-waters in Singapore achieves the water quality goals by optimizing the natural capabilities of plants to improve the quality of stormwater collected from the urban landscape.

Climate adaption

SeCURE Singapore Centre on Urban Resilience

The Centre will facilitate and stimulate cross-disciplinary cooperation across the SE Asian region, and will provide the data-rich environment to enable this. The SeCURE initiative has been presented and discussed already with a large number of potential partners and sponsors, and is rapidly gaining more support.

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