Case study: Re-building of the Bisagno cover, Genoa

Location of the case study

Genoa, IT

Description of the application

The Bisagno Basin Plan identifies a number of hydraulic structures and maintenance works to be performed to reduce flood of the city centre. One of these is the Complete re-building of the Bisagno cover in its final reach. This work will not provide full safety against the discharge with a return period of two hundred years. This work costs EUR 94000000 and will end in 2016.

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>1.000.000 €

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Mildly Positive

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Floodplain excavation

Last modified: Sept. 13, 2016, 4:02 a.m.