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The Thames Barrier is the world's second-largest movable flood barrier and is located downstream of central London and also near our gorgeous apartments. Its purpose is to prevent London from being flooded by exceptionally high tides and storm surges moving up from the sea.

Delta works is a series of construction projects in the southwest of the Netherlands to protect a large area of land around the Rhine-Meuse-Scheldt delta from the sea. The works consist of dams, sluices, locks, dykes, levees, and storm surge barriers.

Maeslant storm surge barrier in Rotterdam, Netherlands. © Asahi Shimbun / Getty Images

Venice Tidal Barrier System