Reconstruction of Shelves

The "Reconstruction of Shelves" reduces the quantity of nutrients in a lagoon in order to foster the growth of reed thicket and thus prevent coastal flooding.

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    Short description of measure

    Problem to be solved: Coastal flooding

    Goal, potential objective: To reduce the quantity of nutrients in a lagoon

    Developmental steps: Process of permanent mitigation

    Instruments, implementation mechanism: Realisation of plans for the construction of shelves

    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, touristic aspects)

    Bridge to mitigation: No bridge