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Necessity of dikes

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Issue

Water awareness

People are not sufficiently aware of the influence of water on their environment and how they can contribute to water management.

Also, they are not aware how high water would rise without dikes.

Solution

Waterlicht

Waterlicht is a work of art where you can experience how the Netherlands would look like without dikes. The installation makes the visitor feel like standing under water. The aim is to draw attention to what the water level would be like without human intervention.

Waterlicht

Pros

  • Awareness among a large audience.

Characteristics

  1. Topic Water safety
  2. Development state 9: Successfully used in operational situation
  3. Setting type Coastal area, Rural area, Urban area
  4. Water type Surface water