Water can be beautiful or your worst enemy
water logging of 1995 was one of the worst, just like two years before the
threat came not from the sea but from Germany and Belgium. The Maas and the Rijn
had reached enormous heights due to plenty of rain. Huge areas seemed to be
flooded by water. The threat was so strong that 250.000 people had to leave
the beginning of this new Millennium there is one big question, did we learn
anything from the floods? Could it happen again??
solutions, the stories and the threat are collected in this extensive
internet-project about water.
will pay attention to the period of the last 100 years in which water
logging regularly took place in Brabant, Zeeland, Gelderland and a part of
the water logging of 1953 we have made a summary , and a whole story
that will tell you all the facts and what terrible things people went
subjoined links will take you to an interesting and special area on
the mark of 3 provinces [Noord-Brabant, Zuid-Holland, Gelderland].
The cities in this area have been fighting in their own way for
centuries against the water.
In Holland they want to put area's under water to save the big cities. What do you think about this? Give your opinion!!!
the flood of 1995 we have also made a summary and we have made a very
interesting day-to-day story with facts and with stories of the people who had
to live through it.
The Delta projects
Take a look by one of the 13 delta works and discover who the where build.
a very long time the Biesbosch played a very important during floods.
The Biesbosch itself even only exists in its present day form due to the
flood in 1420.
Gorinchem in pictures
Take a look in the city of Gorinchem. A old city but very fascinating. Meet the people of Gorinchem and see how the live.
What are they cause are the causes of the high water?? This link brings you to the page where we explain how a flood can start.
Do you want to know
who made this page?? Follow
the link colophon and you can meet
them. Constructive critique and remarks are welcome. You can also write in our
link will bring you to a page with more interesting links about this subject,
you can also find links to organizations who helped us.
Where is Brabant?
Where on earth is Brabant?? Click on the link and find out!!
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