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Rainwater flooding

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Issue

Rainwater flooding

Flooding due to heavy rainfall or high surface water levels.

In the city center of Delft, water nuisance occurred regularly in case of heavy rainfall.

Solution

Tilting Barrages

Weirs and a pumping station are placed to manage the water level in the city center of Delft. By pumping water via the pumping station, the water level in the city-center becomes stable and nuisance is prevented.
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Pros

  • Less water nuisance in the city center.
  • Out of function, the weirs are not visible.
  • Manual adjustments can be made.
  • Fully automated.

Characteristics

  1. Topic Water quantity
  2. Development state 10: Proven in operational situation
  3. Setting type Urban area
  4. Water type Rainwater, Surface water
  5. Project period 1-3 years