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Rainwater flooding

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Issue

Rainwater flooding

Flooding due to heavy rainfall or high surface water levels.

Solution

Infiltration sewer

The infiltration sewer is a water-permeable sewer, from where rainwater infiltrates into the substrate. It is mainly benificial when there are few other possibilities to drain rainwater, or when drainage to surface water causes problems. 

Infiltratieriool; Bron: WaterWindow

Pros

  • Retention and delayed discharge of rainwater.
  • The surface remains available.
  • Due to infiltration, there is additional filtering of the rainwater.

Characteristics

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