Water square in full action
Last Thursday a serious cloudburst hit Rotterdam. The rain rapidly filled up the water square Benthemplein and the water spectacularly gushed from the water wall into its deep basin. During the recent summer showers the water square is proving its use.
The need to keep our cities safe from frequent flooding was also stressed by the national news broadcast (NOS). On prime time news Florian Boer could highlight the smart concept of the water square and its useful purpose. Watch it here (go to min. 21:11)