Case study: Combined measures, Schleswig-Holstein, Seestermüher Marsch (20th c.)

Description of the application

The application included diking and damming of Pinnau and Krückau (10km of new dike) and flood barriers in Seestermüher Marsch, Schleswig-Holstein. By installation of the new dikes and construction of the two flood barriers the main dike line could be shortened to 32 km. A shorter dike line provides an enhamced flood protection.

Implementation cost

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

Flood management measures

Which flood management measures have been applied? Multiple measures 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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