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Environmental aspects of integrated flood management: Case studies

Source(s):  Associated Programme on Flood Management (APFM)
Global Water Partnership (GWP)
World Meteorological Organization (WMO)

This document presents case studies that have incorporated environmental (ecological) aspects in flood management. The four case studies focus on:

  • Trinity River Restoration Program, USA
  • Channel-widening and open check dam in the Upper Drau River, Austria
  • Integrated sediment management in the Mimikawa River, Japan
  • Creating a secondary channel in the Waal River under the Room for River concept, Netherlands

Each case study addresses the interrelationship of ecosystem services and flood processes; key challenges to addressing environmental aspects in flood management; decision-making processes involving various stakeholders; and capacity development to the maximum possible extent.



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  • Environmental aspects of integrated flood management: Case studies
  • Publication date 2017
  • Number of pages 66 p.

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