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“Ten years ago many homes would have been flooded”

10/3/20 - We’ve experienced a lot of rain in Flanders of late.  February was particularly wet.  Nature has benefitted and ground water levels have recovered.  “The flood reservoirs too have served their purpose.  They ensured many homes were not flooded.  Ten years ago this would have been a very different story” says Katrien Smet of the Flemish environment agency.  

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