Netherlands

Flood Lessons

After the devastating 1953 flood in the Netherlands, engineers there built an elaborate network of dikes, islands and floodgates. The New Orleans flood is causing Dutch politicians and specialists to re-examine their protection systems and the country's r

Flood Lessons

After the devastating 1953 flood in the Netherlands, engineers there built an elaborate network of dikes, islands and floodgates. The New Orleans flood is causing Dutch politicians and specialists to re-examine their protection systems and the country's r