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Dutch masters of flood control visit Grand Forks

Published 06/21/2012, Grand Forks Herald

Ingwer de Boer believes battling floods is in the DNA of the Dutch population. Residents of the Red River Valley can probably relate to that genetic make-up. “It’s in our genes, our DNA, to fight against the sea and the river,” de Boer said following a bus tour Wednesday of the Grand Forks flood protection system.

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