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River Water Level Volatility

River Water Level Volatility

Water levels on the Mekong, Danube, Mississippi, and many other rivers are increasingly volatile and susceptible to extremes of high and low water level, interrupting river transportation.

As recently as February 2021, the Rhine experienced such high water levels caused by heavy rainfall and rapid snow melt, that ships could no longer operate on the river. In most cases, the resulting critical business interruptions and financial losses are not covered by traditional insurance policies.

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