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How do you hold back the water?

Tuesday, October 18, 2005

I received these in the form of an e-mail, so I can't reference the original source, but I thought they was so telling, that I decided to post them. Especially in light of the potential dam break in Massachusetts. There are so many dams and other forms of infrastructure in both Canada and the U.S. that are in desperate need of overhaul and repair. Why are these things being ignored?

Here's how the British hold back the waters from flooding London:

And the Dutch solution to protecting an entire nation that mostly rests below sea level:

The Italians are defending their city on the sea, Venice

And the richest, most powerful and technologically advanced nation on earth...USA!

  1. Blogger traveller one said:

    Those are so funny! And I love your post about your Mom :-)

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