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Summary Flood 1995

Monday 23 January The messages from abroad to do the worst. In France, Germany and Luxembourg has been continuously raining days. The rivers rise very fast there. The forecasts for the Meuse were also not...

Home | Flood 1995

  The flood of 1995 is still fresh in the memory of the people in Holland, because one of the worst flood disasters and also one of the latest flood disaster. What has removed...

Home | Biesbosh

  The Brabantse Biesbosch is now a beautiful nature and recreation for everyone. Obviously, the area also its history, what has previously played in the area. Who were the cherry cage and reed cutters. And how is...

The Deltaworks | Home

  After the flood of 1953 everyone knew one thing for sure. A flood of such size must never happen again. After much research it was decided to build the Delta Works. How the...

Home | Flood 1953

  The flood of 1953 was one of the largest in the history of the Netherlands. It all started one night when a low pressure area caused a storm in the North Sea. Together with the...

The Philipsdam | Deltaworks

The Philips is a secondary one  of the afsluitingsdam among Grevelingen Dam and the St. Philipsland closing the Krammer and Volkerak. The dam, combined with Oester and Markiezaat Quay, part of the Compartmentation Works. It began...

De Maeslantkering | Deltaworks

Construction The delta plan also provided a new storm surge barrier in the waterway. But the question of the government, how are you going to build, because Rotterdam is one of the largest ports in...

Oosterschelde | Deltaworks

Oosterschelde | Deltaworks

The biggest, hardest and most expensive part of the Delta Works was the Oosterschelde storm surge barrier. This partially permeable closure of the Oosterschelde is also viewed as the “eighth wonder of the world.” The barrier...