OPINION: Take a hundred-year view of floods — Richard Hartung:

The Malaysian Insider, 2 Sep 2011 If Singapore were to follow best practices from a country like the Netherlands, though, simply looking at the next decade might seem far too short a span. It might seem like Singapore and the Netherland have little in common. After all, the Netherlands is one of the lowest-lying countries in the world and it has been wracked by water for centuries. Singapore, on the other hand, is above the ocean level and has over the years developed water management systems that have largely eliminated floods.

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