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What the lowlands can teach about warding off high water

Clip: 10/29/2013 | 8m 39s

Superstorm Sandy showed U.S. coastal cities the damage water can do -- a threat the Dutch have lived with for centuries. Their system of dams and dikes, locks and levees is keeping the Netherlands safe in a world with rising seas. Miles O'Brien reports on what Americans can learn from the Dutch model of flood management.

Aired: 10/29/13

Rating: NR

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