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Decline of spatial quality

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Issue

Decline in spatial quality

Decline in spatial quality due to a high number of civil constructions.

Effective water level management often requires too many unnatural barriers.

Solution

Water level management using natural dams

The Roer en Overmaas Water Board has opted for natural dams in its redesign of the Pepinusbeek and Putbeek. Aquatic plants in the creek create a natural dam.

Peilbeheer  vegetatiestuwen  waterplanten in de beek zorgen voor opstuwing

Pros

  • No unnatural barriers

Characteristics

  1. Topic Water quantity
  2. Development state 9: Successfully used in operational situation
  3. Setting type Rural area
  4. Water type Surface water