Case study: Redesign of flood protection system, Hamburg (20th c.)

Location of the case study

Hamburg, DE

Description of the application

Several storm surges and corresponding dike failure led to extensive inundations in the areas, which made it necessary to redesign the entire flood protection: Borghorst to St.Pauli Fischmarkt, south bank of Fünfhausen to Cranz, ring dike Wilhelmsburg, ring dike Veddel.

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>1.000.000 €

Served purpose of implementation (Show all)

Strongly Positive

Responsible authority levels (Show all)

National - Government

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Last modified: Sept. 13, 2016, 4:05 a.m.