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Rainwater flooding

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Issue

Rainwater flooding

Flooding due to heavy rainfall or high surface water levels.

Water storage shortage leads to nuisance after heavy rainfall.

Solution

Underground water storage

The underground water storage is located beneath the ramp of the Museumpark garage and has a storage capacity of 10.000m3. The storage serves as a temporary retaining facility during heavy rainfall.

Ondergrondse waterberging

Pros

  • Multifunctional use of space.
  • 50% increase in storage capacity of the sewerage in Rotterdam city center.
  • Decrease in overflows increases the water quality.

Characteristics

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