map of holland
Support this station and listen ad-free with Live365 Preferred Membership!

The Netherlands:
The country is also subdivided in water districts, governed by a water board (waterschap or hoogheemraadschap), each having authority in matters concerning water management.


The creation of water boards actually pre-dates that of the nation itself, the first appearing in 1196. In fact, the Dutch water boards are one of the oldest democratic entities in the world still in existence

map os the netherlands