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Practice and Reality of Highwater Events

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Short documentary about inspection of dykes and levees under highwater threats in the Netherlands. The film highlights practising the reporting procedure of damages to watersafety structures at the rivierenland waterboard. It concludes with some real footage of a high water event that occured in January 2012 in groningen the Netherlands, where highwater inspections quickly became a reality.

STOWA (Dutch acronym for the Foundation for Applied Water Research) was founded in 1971. The foundation coordinates and commissions research on behalf of a large number of local water administrations. The bodies which contribute to the STOWA are the 26 water boards, the provinces and the Ministry of Transport, Public Works and Water Management.

More info: STOWA
Produced by: STOWA
Year: 2012
Language: Dutch, English 
Region: The Netherlands

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