Water board (Netherlands)
Dutch water boards (Dutch: waterschappen or hoogheemraadschappen) are regional government bodies charged with managing water barriers, waterways, water levels, water quality and sewage treatment ...
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Gemeenlandshuis Zwanenburg
The Gemeenlandshuis Zwanenburg on the Haarlemmerstraatweg in Halfweg is a former Gemeenlandshuis of the Hoogheemraadschap van Rijnland designed by Pieter Post and built 1645-1648. Today it is part of...
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Hoogheemraadschap van Rijnland
The Hoogheemraadschap van Rijnland is the oldest water board of the Netherlands, having received its first commission to protect the land from flooding back in 1248 from William II of Holland. It cond...
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Gemeenlandshuis
A Gemeenlandshuis, or Waterschapshuis is a building that is (or was formerly used as) the headquarters of one of the Waterboards of the Netherlands.
Early flood control in the Netherlands is often...
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Algemene Waterschapspartij
The Algemene Waterschapspartij (English: General Water Board Party) is a political party in the Netherlands, which exclusively features in elections for Water boards.
The party was formed in ...
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Dijkgraaf (official)
A dijkgraaf (translated: dike-warden or dike-reeve), sometimes called a watergraaf, is the chair of a Dutch water board. He is the equivalent of a mayor in local government and a Queen's Commissioner ...
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Heemraad
A heemraad, or hoogheemraad (literally a high heemraad) is a local official of a Dutch water board. The term can be pluralized to (hoog)heemraden, but sometimes the word heemraad also means more than ...
Hoogheemraadschap van Delfland
The Hoogheemraadschap van Delfland is a Dutch waterboard, which is responsible for water management. It covers the municipalities of Delft, Midden-Delfland and The Hague, and is fully located in the p...
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Waterschap Hollandse Delta
Waterschap Hollandse Delta (WSHD) is a Dutch regional water authority covering the south of Zuid Holland with its seat in Ridderkerk. The area it encompasses includes Rotterdam (south of the Nieuwe Ma...
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Gemeenlandshuis van Rijnland
The Gemeenlandshuis van Rijnland on the Breestraat in Leiden is the oldest Gemeenlandshuis of the Netherlands that kept its function until the current century. Currently, it is still in use by the Hoo...
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