Case study: Afforestation, North Rhine-Westphalia

Description of the application

In North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, the forest conversion from conifers towards deciduous woodlands lowered the water demand of the forests and shows positive effects on natural groundwater recharge.

Implementation cost

Estimated financial cost for the implementation of the measures, given as a cost range.

Flood management measure

Which flood management measures have been applied? Multiple measures may be specified.


Projects from which information has been harvested. Multiple projects may be specified.


Country in which the application (case study) is located. In case of a transboundary application multiple countries are specified.

Responsible authority level

Level of Responsible Authority.

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