Survey of De Vlaamse Waterweg nv regarding remote operation

The Belgian waterway operator De Vlaamse Waterweg nv has launched a short survey among the users of the Belgian inland waterway network regarding the planned remote operation of 330 movable structures (bridges and locks) from 2032.

The survey is composed of 14 questions and available in Dutch, English, French and German.

If you would like to participate, please refer to the following website: https://dvw.enquetemodule.be/en/

There you will also find a short video in which the programme manager explains why De Vlaamse Waterweg nv wants to hear your opinion.

For further information on the project of remote operation you can consult this website (available in Dutch only): https://www.vlaamsewaterweg.be/afstandsbediening

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