Case study: Dike, Bützflether Sand, Lower Saxony (20th c.)

Description of the application

Dike at Bützflether Sand is moved forward to the water side. The main dike line could be shortened at 5,9km. Furthermore, 8km² of land could be reclamened.

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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