UK households without power after floodings

UK, Lancester, Flooding, electricity, power, households, rainfall

Royal Lancaster infirmary running on generator after flooded substation cuts electricity to 55000 homes and businesses in north Lancashire.

Floodings hit tens of thousands of homes in the region of Lancaster in western England. Households don’t have electricity. 

According to the BBC, the majority of 55,000 homes in and around Lancaster are without power. Read More

Man-made Lowlands; A future for ancient dykes in the Netherlands

Thousands of kilometers of dikes protect the Dutch from floading

Thousands of kilometers of dikes protect the Dutch from floading

Two third of the Dutch live below sealevel. And because we want to keep our feet dry, we have a lot of dykes.

  • in the reclamation of peatland and marshlan
  • as coastal embankments
  • to enclose polders and flank rivers

But how do we treat them correctly?

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