rotterdam to install barrelling wave-pool on the steigersgracht canal
 
rotterdam to install barrelling wave-pool on the steigersgracht canal
aug 11, 2014

rotterdam to install barrelling wave-pool on the steigersgracht canal

rotterdam to install RiF010 wave-pool in the heart of the city for urban surfing
all images courtesy RiF010

 

 

 

residents of rotterdam will soon be able to enjoy a 1.5 meter, artificial 14-second river wave that barrels in the heart of the city. scheduled to open june 2015, the RiF010 water sports arena will be built on the steigersgracht canal and will be home to surfers, kayakers, scuba divers and more. the wave-pool will developed by delft university of technology and will create naturally-purified water inside the canal, replacing unsweetened pond water in the process. according to the organizers, any profit made from the wave will be re-invested in the project such as building the canal its own independent windmill to generate electricity and provide power to the site.

rotterdam to install  RiF010 wavepool in the heart the city for urban surfing

view of the RiF010 installed on the steigersgracht canal in rotterdam

 

 

video courtesy RIF010

rotterdam to install  RiF010 wavepool in the heart the city for urban surfing

the urban installation will create naturally-purified water, replacing unsweetened pond water in the process

 

 


video courtesy RIF010

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