BRABANT FIGHTS AGAINST WATER
After the water logging of 1952 one thing was sure. This should never happen again. But there was one big question: how can you prevent such disaster in the future? After many investigations they build the Delta Projects. What are the Delta Projects and why are they build and how? And why didn't they just build higher dikes and were there any alternatives? To this questions and others you can find the answers if you click on one of the links.
is the latest Delta Project that is build as part of the Delta Plan. The
is very beautiful and that is the reason why we made a separate page on
it. Do you want to know how the Measlandkering
is working and how big it is in real? Click the photo and take a look at
one of the famous Dutch water hydraulic engineers projects
The 13 Delta works
you ask someone for a name of a Delta Project he or she will probably
say the Oosterschelde-
kering. But there are more Delta Projects. 13, to be exact! Are you
curious which are the other 12? If so, make a choice out of the list
here on the left and take a look at them. Discover why they were build
a project of this size can start they must of course take
a good look at other alternatives. What are the alternatives then? And
why didn't they choose those? This and many more things you can read in
a fascinating story. But if you don't want to read everything you can
just read the summary.
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