The national government finances the measures in the Delta Programme from the Delta Fund. Other partners also contribute. Until 2050, the Delta Fund is expected to have € 27.4 billion available for the Delta Programme, while € 30.8 billion is needed.
The agendas for a water-robust and climate-resilient country are increasing and the costs are following. The Delta Commissioner is concerned about the rising budgetary tension, not least because it puts further pressure on operational capacity. If the budgetary pressure continues to increase in the years ahead and/or operational capacity in the market continues to be an obstacle, potentially drastic decisions may be needed with a negative impact on the effectiveness of the Delta Programme.