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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 Delta Works are really into each other and why one has chosen the Delta Works. Was raising the dikes have been no better alternative? These questions and more questions you can find an answer on this page.

History of the delta works

Before the construction of something so big could start, first of course much debated in politics and plans had to be made. In preparation for the construction of the delta works talks about how everything began.


The delta works

The Netherlands has 14 or delta works, but unfortunately only a few known to the general public. Take a look at all the Delta works and discover how they work and how they were built.


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