Living walls / vertical gardens

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Walls using in its construction vegetation fed with atmospheric precipitation. During rainfall, some rainwater is used to wet the surface of the plants and their life needs, while the part returned to the atmosphere in the form of evapotranspiration.

Terracing

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Terracing is an ancient technology allowing the farming and building on steep and indented terrain. Farmland terraces consist of terrace platforms and terrace slopes or walls. In rural settings, the measure can reduce erosion and surface runoff by slowing rainwater to a non-erosive velocity. The measure is recommended for farmland with slopes >15°. However, terraces…

Assessing and clearing of flood damages at constructions and infrastructure

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The measure includes the assessment of damages at buildings and infrastructure (e.g. transport routes, water supply, and waste water disposal) concerning their usability and the necessity for restoration after an event. The measure is also important for the settlement of claims through insurance companies. In case that support from public disaster funds is available, procedures…

Underground tanks

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Underground tanks work as retention basins. They can be integrated in the planning process of urban infrastructure in the underground like underground car parks.