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Shortage of water storage

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Issue

Shortage of water storage

Initially, a water square would be realized in Bloemhof. However, after resistance from residents, it was deviated. At Benthemplein, the social aspects are taken more into account.

Solution

Watersquare

A watersquare is a square that can be used as water storage. Rainwater can be stored and retained to ease the water system.

Waterplein; bron: Gemeente Rotterdam

Pros

  • It contributes to the water awareness of residents.
  • A large amount of water can be stored.
  • It increases the social cohesion.

Characteristics

  1. Topic Urban water
  2. Development state 10: Proven in operational situation
  3. Setting type Urban area
  4. Water type Rainwater
  5. Project period 3-12 months