The story about the birth of the Drecht cities reads
like a page-turner. In 1421, the St. Elisabeth’s Flood
wiped a large part of the Netherlands off the map.
But the area bounced back, reinvented itself and has
transformed into the breeding ground for the best
dike builders, dredgers, marine engineers, bridge
builders and shipbuilders.
Waterproof is a book about a special area: the Drecht
cities and their surroundings. They have one thing
in common: life and work in a region that is being
dominated by water.
Six hundred years a er the violent flood,
Waterproof pays tribute to the Drecht cities. This
book tells the exceptional story about the origin of
the landscape, the eternal battle against the
water and the businesses that have settled here.
Innovation seems to be in the water in the Drecht
cities. The organisations that call this area their
home have innovative ideas and are renowned far
beyond the national borders.
Taal / Language : English
348 x 248 x 25 mm
Trichis Publishing B.V.