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Posted by TheMoMan (Member # 1659) on August 28, 2017, 09:18:
 
Does the US not do as the Dutch, and build to embrace the water?
 
Posted by The Famous Druid (Member # 1769) on August 28, 2017, 10:19:
 
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Originally posted by TheMoMan:
Does the US not do as the Dutch, and build to embrace the water?

I think you might find if the dutch got a years rain in a few days, they'd be just as f*&ked.

Mother nature can be an unforgiving bitch sometimes.
 
Posted by TheMoMan (Member # 1659) on August 28, 2017, 14:08:
 
Aah But the Dutch have built for such problems and have canals and drainage to handle North Atlantic Storms. They have been planning for three hundred years and are planning on a two hundred year build.

https://www.wired.com/2008/12/ff-dutch-delta/
 


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