Project & Questionnaire Summary There is no doubt that floods are the most common and widespread natural disasters. Flooding may have considerable impacts on people and society, property, critical infrastructure, environment and cultural heritage. AA-Floods is an European initiative that aims on implementing improved and/or new flood risk management and response techniques, strategies, and regulations … Read more
The FLUBIOGENIL project, led by Écija, one of AA-FLOODS pilot cities, has obtained €3.8M in Next Generation financing, which together with municipal financing will represent €3.99M to develop Nature-Based Solutions for actions on flood risk mitigation and prevention, fluvial ecosystems recovery and fluvial restoration in the Genil River. The project has been prepared for the … Read more
The high-precision 3D mapping works of Work Package 6 are underway and the capture and processing of the maps obtained with airborne LIDAR technology has already been completed. These works have covered the basins of the Odelouca and Arade rivers from their reservoirs closest to the Algarve Coast, as well as the Arade estuary and its outlet to the sea in Portimâo.
Águas do Algarve participates in the AA-FLOODS project with the aim of improving the prevention and management of flood emergencies. In this video report, the vice-president Ms. Isabel Soares explains the problem of Climate Change in the Algarve, the problem of floods and droughts, the role of the public company Águas do Algarve in the … Read more
The urbanization, and consequently, the high degree of impermeability of urban areas, along with the effects of climate change, are increasing the flooding occurrence in cities and its consequences during severe rainfall events. The AA-FLOODS project works in the modeling of torrential rains runoff at local scale for different settlements in Andalucía (Spain). One of … Read more