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Rainwater flooding

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Issue

Rainwater flooding

Flooding due to heavy rainfall or high surface water levels.

Solution

Bank infiltration

Bank infiltration enables banks to be used as an infiltration field. Rainwater drains from the road on the banks where it partially infiltrates and partially flows to the surface water.

Berminfiltratie; Bron: WaterWindow

Pros

  • Purifying effect on rainwater.
  • Bank retains the rainwater instead of the sewerage.

Characteristics

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