DESCRIPTION OF THE PROJECT

FLOODMED will bring together scientists and public servants in developing a scalable system of operational tools to support integrated waterand sustainable flood risk management. Transnational methodologies and models will be developped and implemented for flood estimation and forecasting, for both gauged and ungauged sites, leading up to the proposal of flood mitigation measures and real-time warning systems. The efficacy of different best management practices, structural and non-structural, will be examined in relation to flood prevention and low impact development. Upon project completion, local authorities will have at their disposal, and will be trained to use, a state of the art, viable, integrated system for flood estimation and mitigation, which will constitute a solid basis for decision making in the area of spatial planning.

STATUS OF THE PROJECT

INTERREG III B CADSES European Union

ORIGIN OF THE PROJECT

Hydrometeorological monitoring and flood forecasting are indispensable in preventing hydraulic hazard and ensuring civil protection. Implementing a sustainable plan to combat floods requires further activities, such as best practices for agricultural, forestry and land use management in flood risk areas. Methodologies must be developped within a transnational context, transending local concept.

OBJECTIVES OF THE PROJECT

INTERREG III B CADSES European Union
The project is co-financed by ERDF funds under INTERREG III B CADSES
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