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Waterproofing of pipe passageways

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

If water could enter the building through pipe passageways, heavy-rain-proofing requires waterproofing them.

Fields of action Buildings
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:

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  • Hamburg Wasser (Ed.) (2012): Wie schütze ich mein Haus vor Starkregenfolgen?: ein Leitfaden für Hauseigentümer, Bauherren und Planer [How do I protect my house from the effects of heavy rain?: a guide for homeowners, builders and planners], URL: http://www.hamburg.de/contentblob/3540740/data/leitfaden-starkregen.pdf (20.03.2020): Sanierung von Rohrdurchführungen

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