Dutch Surge Support (DSS water) facilitates requests from international humanitarian aid organizations to deploy Dutch water expertise quickly in cases of water-related disasters. For DSS water, the Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO) has standby agreements with international humanitarian aid organizations to provide surge support upon request. RVO is responsible for facilitating the process and the organizations for, among other things, the safety of the deployed experts.

DSS water is implemented by RVO in cooperation with the Netherlands Red Cross and the Netherlands Water Partnership (NWP) and is financed by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.