The concept of a test facility for innovative temporary flood defence barriers has proven so successful that within its first year the location of Flood Proof Holland in Delft, the Netherlands had to be expanded.
The test facility was officially reopened on 3 July and now accommodates six stand-alone floodable 'mini-polders' for real life testing of new temporary flood defence systems. The enlargement was realised by the Engineering Regiment of the Royal Netherlands Army.
The Flood Proof Holland test facility is run by the Valorisation Programme Delta Technology & Water.
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