Bridges, quay walls, dikes, tunnels, they must be durable, economical and safe. This requires an appropriate examination of the subsoil. The Geotechnical department has the task of investigating the nature and characteristics of the soil and predicting its behaviour. It performs geotechnical testing and measurements in the field and in the laboratory to investigate soil, layer structure and characteristics of the soil.
Database of the subsoil of Flanders. This project leverages the geotechnical, geological, geothermal, hydrological and soil data in Flanders. The data collected on the soil in Flanders are made available free of charge. DOV opts for an open data policy and operates in accordance with Flemish decrees and international agreements. You can find more info at dov.vlaanderen.be.