With what has turned out to be another dry year so far, it seems that the water reservoir as a solution is more topical than ever. There are plenty of opportunities to store water deep in the ground that can later be reused. Not only can something be done about the increasing ‘mismatch’ between supply and demand for water, but also about subsidence.

The Netherlands has traditionally been known for its sound water management. This was primarily a fight against water in the lowlands but is increasingly becoming an attempt to conserve water in the event of a drought. This is a matter that has mainly arisen over the past few summers and one that is likely to become an issue this year as well.

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