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November 9, 2007

The Dutch Seawalls Are Getting Tested…

Filed under: Levees,Netherlands,Sea Walls,Storms — Tags: , , , — Morwen Madrigal @ 3:52 am

Two hours ago a storm hit the UK and the North Sea, pushing a fairly large storm surge into the sea. It is exotropical, so this is mainly a wind and surge type storm.
Last night the Netherlands closed their sea gates in order to protect their Nation. Let’s see how well their concepts of protection work.

1 Comment »

  1. You know what confuses me. The Netherlands is a small country with a small population. Yet they can afford the best levee system in the world….

    Yet the U.S. can’t afford levee protection in New orleans which is even smaller than the Netherlands.

    Comment by karen — November 9, 2007 @ 6:21 pm

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