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Water nuisance

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Issue

Rainwater flooding

Flooding due to heavy rainfall or high surface water levels.

Increasingly frequent heavy showers create water nuisance.

Solution

Water square

During dry periods the water square in Tiel funtions as a playground and meeting place. During heavy precipitation it collects rainwater from the nearby residential area. It consists of four basins which are integrated in a natural playing scenery.

Waterplein Tiel

Pros

  • Multifunctional use of space.
  • Increased buffercapacity rainwater.

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 1-3 years