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Tuesday, 13 January 2015, 6:00PM
Museum of London

People, Protection and Parameters: Comparing Flooding in the UK and the Netherlands

Dr Maurits Ertsen

Recent floods in the United Kingdom have led to debates within the country on its flood protection policy. Experts from the Netherlands, a country often seen as the standard to follow on flood protection, are involved too.

Comparison between the Dutch and the UK situations can help explain how differences in water system properties, economic development and ideas on national security result in different flooding policies and patterns in the two countries. 

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Maurits is a lecturer at Delft University of Technology. He is treasurer of the International Water History Association and secretary of the Dutch Association of Water History.

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13 January 2015

People, Protection and Parameters: Comparing Flooding in the UK and the Netherlands
Dr Maurits Ertsen

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