Case study: Building of 60 polders in the port area (private flood protection), Hamburg (20th c.)

Location of the case study

Port Hamburg, DE

Description of the application

Flood protection for the port areas was increased after the storm surge of 1976 which caused severe damages to the port area.

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>1.000.000 €

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Served purpose of implementation (Show all)

Strongly Positive

Responsible authority levels (Show all)

National - Government

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Last modified: Sept. 12, 2016, 7:20 a.m.