High water Dordrecht and Noordwaard

12 februari 2020


Last days it was high water in Dordrecht and surroundings. The quays behind the house and garden were no longer visible and various buildings had to be protected against flooding with sandbags. In De Noordwaard, part of Ruimte voor de Rivier, the threshold between river and polder was flooded. Due to the high water levels in the rivers and the storm and the spring tide, we had a flooded Noordwaard for the first time. This presented a wonderful spectacle, but it is of course intended to better distribute the large supply of water in order to make (urban) areas downstream safer.




High water in De Noordwaard

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