Lagoon Channels

The measure "Lagoon Channels" means excavating and recalibrating lagoon channels and mouths of connection with the sea to increase the hydraulic circulation and thus to prevent urban flooding.

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    Short description of measure

    Problem to be solved: Urban Flooding

    Goal, potential objective: Increase of the hydraulic circulation

    Developmental steps: Process of regular maintenance of the lagoon channel network

    Instruments, implementation mechanism: Realisation of plans for the increase of the hydraulic circulation

    Area of implementation: Local

    Responsibilities: Provincial administration

    Time horizon: Medium term

    Economic aspects: Implementation costs are lower than damage costs

    Promoters, obstacles, risks: Professional planning necessary

    Side effects: Solution for a lot of other problems (rainwater management, biodiversity, economic aspects)

    Bridge to mitigation: No bridge