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David Zetland in EenVandaag about drought in the Netherlands

David Zetland, Assistant Professor at Leiden University College (LUC) The Hague, was at EenVandaag on Friday 29 June. The topic of conversation was the recent drought in the Netherlands especially in the month June.

Zetland: "This kind of drought, they show where the weaknesses are in the system and those weaknesses are real. The Netherlands is going to have issues because of the drought ". EenVandaag reports that farmers in Northern Limburg have not irrigated their land for a while, because the water level would drop too much. The drought can also lead to dehydration and weakening of peat dikes.

Watch the fragment here (only in Dutch).

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