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Gov. John Bel Edwards left Friday for Europe for a 10-day trip to explore flood control challenges facing France and the Netherlands that could be implemented in Louisiana. (Julie O’Donoghue/Louisiana Illuminator)

Gov. John Bel Edwards left Friday for Europe for a 10-day trip to examine new flood control innovations in France and the Netherlands that could be implemented in Louisiana.

Edwards will travel with a delegation of state and business leaders at the invitation of Netherlands Special Envoy for International Water Affairs Henk Ovink, according to a news release issued Thursday.