Case study: Redesign of flood protection system, Hamburg (21st c.)

Description of the application

Initialization of new construction program for flood protection. As a consequence of the storm surge of 1976 the complete flood protection line is to be increased by about a meter.

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.


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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