Tool risk reduction measures

100 RISK REDUCTION MEASURES

Absorbent wells

Wells filled with infiltration material and covered with soil, stones or other covering that absorb water from nearby paved surfaces

Fields of action
Buildings, Settlement areas
Synergies may exist between heavy rain risk management measures and other development goals like environmental protection, health care, and economic performance. Harnessing them requires involvement of different actors, enforcement of exchange between you and them and holistic thinking.

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Sabine Scharfe, Saxon State Office for Environment, Agriculture and Geology