Vuren – The Kaai and Vuren inundation polder
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Vuren
1850

Vuren – The Kaai and Vuren inundation polder

Vuren – The Kaai and Vuren inundation polder
Vuren – The Kaai and Vuren inundation polder
Vuren – The Kaai and Vuren inundation polder
Vuren – The Kaai and Vuren inundation polder

The Hooglandse Wetering drainage canal in Vuren played a major part in the drainage of the higher, most fertile parts of the Vuren village polder. For a while, the Achterdijk dike in Vuren separated the village on the natural levee from the riparian zone of the river Waal and the floodplain of the river. The high and low lands, too, were separated from the village polder for centuries, but the Achterdijk could also be easily used to flood the higher parts of Vuren more quickly.

Inundation line
In the days of the Inundation Line, the Achterdijk dike was a welcome means of flooding the higher parts of Vuren more quickly. The little stone bridge formed the connection between the Achterdijk and an old alley leading to the former castle of Vuren.

Vuren – The Kaai and Vuren inundation polder
Vuren – The Kaai and Vuren inundation polder
Vuren – The Kaai and Vuren inundation polder
Vuren – The Kaai and Vuren inundation polder

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