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Flood management

Japan

Super levees along the Arakawa River in Tokyo

A super levee is a high river embankment with a broad width which can withstand overflow. The concept of a super levee is designed especially for extreme events in dense urban areas. These levees are build in order to prevent catastrophic damage due ...

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Colombia

Canal del Dique innovative flood control design

Examples of Colombia's investments in Integrated Water Resource Management include the integrated approach to the recurring floods in the area of the river Cauca, and the restoration of the Canal del Dique that connects the Bay of Cartagena with the ...

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