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Flood Hazard

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Issue

Flood hazard

An increased flood hazard because the flood defence does not meet the requirements and/or due to extreme conditions.

When water safety can not be guaranteed temporarily because of external factors, fast action is required. A flood defense must be constructed in a very short period of time to protect the hinterland.

Solution

Green Soil Bags

The Green Soil Bag is a biodegradable sand bag filled with a seed mixture. The bags can be used for e.g. piping effects and ballast on the innerdike .

Green Soil Bag ; WaterWindow

Pros

  • Also suitable to repair dykes and slopes.
  • Nature conscious solution.
  • Does not have to be removed.
  • Less permeable than regular sand bags.

Characteristics

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