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Drijvend Groen

Decline in spatial quality

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Issue

Decline in spatial quality

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

The Nieuwe Maas does not achieve the directive for macro fauna and fish habitat.

Solution

Floating green

A floating system is developed where water vegetation can grow to create a habitat for fish and macro fauna. Structures can be connected below the floating shores to serve as nursery for fish and macro fauna.

Drijvend Groen

Pros

  • Improving water quality concerning fish habitat and macro fauna
  • Improving spatial quality by increasing amount of vegetation
  • Solution for greening tasks

Characteristics

  1. Topic Water quality
  2. Development state 7: System prototype demonstration in an operational environment.
  3. Setting type Urban area
  4. Water type Surface water
  5. Project period 0-3 months

Submitted innovation Award

Water Innovation Award
2015