road technical and management services for the water board of Rijnland in the field of water protection, which includes assessing vulnerable areas, dike/levee composition, and necessary measures to improve and maintain dike integrity and water protection functions. Activities include broader technical management and oversight of specialized engineering firms for strength assessments and the design and implementation of dike improvement works. This water board covers the populous area between Amsterdam and The Hague and has over 1200 km of dikes and levees offering protection from the North Sea and an array of interconnected lakes and waterways.