In 2013, apocalyptic devastating floods hit central Europe, mainly south and eastern German states, parts of the Czech Republic and Austria. To plan for a flood of epic proportions like this is one thing, to see if your planning goes as planned in the moment it was intended for is quite another.
With the help of modern technology, engineers had developed mobile flood walls that can protect flood-prone areas, even in areas where the water level can reach terrify depths and cause disastrous destruction. Take a look at this video and watch how these moving barriers do their job. Quite impressive.