Efficiently fortifying flood defence
Imagine... you're a country. A densely populated one. You have major rivers like the Rhine and the Meuse flowing through you, you have Europe's biggest lake, and you have the North Sea lurking right beside you. And you are below sea level. What do you do?
That's right, you protect yourself, the best you can. That's what they have always done in the Netherlands, a country well-known for its dikes and dams. Without them, about half the country would be flooded.