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Absorbent wells

  • Description
  • Fields of action
  • Synergies
  • Good practice examples
  • References

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.

Check out the RAINMAN good practice examples:



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