Mobile flood walls protect residents in Austria

Billy Soden
By Billy Soden
March 10, 2017Storiesshare

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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.

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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.

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