Case study: Dike inspection and reinforcement, North Sea coast, Lower Saxony (20th c.)

Location of the case study

North Sea coast, Lower Saxony, DE

Description of the application

After the Hollandflut (storm surge from 1953) the dike lines along the Elbe were inspected and reinforced (weak sections in the dike line) as protection against future storm sruges.

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100.000-1.000.000 €

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Strongly Positive

Responsible authority levels (Show all)

National - Government

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Real Case Study

Last modified: Sept. 12, 2016, 8:34 a.m.