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Rainwater flooding

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Issue

Rainwater flooding

Flooding due to heavy rainfall or high surface water levels.

Due to the low location, rainwater would flow to this point and cause nuisance.

Solution

Watersquare

The watersquare is a lowered square that is fully asphalted. The rainwater from paved surroundings flows into the square by gravity.

Waterplein verlaagd plein voor waterberging en watervasthouden tegen wateroverlast

Pros

  • Multifunctional use of space
  • A relatively large water storage can be created in the areas containing little public area.

Characteristics

  1. Topic Urban water
  2. Development state 10: Proven in operational situation
  3. Setting type Urban area
  4. Water type Rainwater