Same Problem, New Way

November 2013
PM Network;Nov2013, Vol. 27 Issue 11, p52
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The article provides an overview of the Netherlands' Delta Works flood-control program. Under the project, dikes and other fortifications were constructed such as a movable barrier built to withstand 1-in-10,000-year storm. The national project Digital Delta is designed to keep costs manageable while anticipating major flooding events. The project involves development of a management system that will assemble and analyze real-time data from various sources.


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