This measure helps to significantly reduce the risk of erosion on farmland. Due to the roughness of the surface structure, it helps the surface water to pass into the subsoil. In addition, surface water runoff is significantly decreased by a number of temporary storage spaces and a high level of turbulence. However, the measure is contradictory to other measures aiming on protective soil management and should be used with caution.
Fields of action
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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Amt der Oberösterreichischen Landesregierung (2015): Hangwassermanagement Maßnahmenkatalog [management of pluvial floods catalogue of measures] (unpublished brochure, online version accessible at URL: https://www.land-oberoesterreich.gv.at/222593.htm): raue Saatbeetbereitung
Saxon State Office for Environment, Agriculture and Geology
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