In October Dan Michaels, Brussels Bureau Chief at the Wall Street Journal, visited the Hedwige-Prosperpolder. He wanted to write an article on the extreme flooding in Belgium, the Netherlands and Germany last summer and initiatives to battle the rising sea water level. 

The article

Dan Michaels interviewed Patrik Peeters from Hydraulics Laboratory, Ludolph Wentholt and Marian Booltink, both from STOWA. They gave some background information on the research on levee erosion, animal burrowing and repair measures. Also, Phoebe Percell-Taureau from the US Army Corps of Engineers explained how the Polder2C's research helps them improve levee safety.

If you are curious to read the article on the website of Wall Street Journal, subscription is needed.