Resilience measure: Unused sewers

definition

Many towns and cities have large numbers of unused sewers. It is often too expensive to remove them. Giving those unused sewers a second life for retaining precipitation may be a simple option for realising a precipitation reservoir in an existing situation
(Urban Green-Blue Grids for sustainable and resilient cities, accessed on Sept. 2016).

Co-benefits and impacts

Reduced cost due to the utilisation of existing infrastructures.

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Protection

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City



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Long term

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Engineering

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Pluvial




Last modified: Sept. 19, 2016, 12:20 p.m.