Case study: Re-building of the Bisagno cover, Genoa

Description of the application

The Bisagno Basin Plan identifies a number of hydraulic structures and maintenance works to be performed to reduce flood of the city centre. One of these is the Complete re-building of the Bisagno cover in its final reach. This work will not provide full safety against the discharge with a return period of two hundred years. This work costs EUR 94000000 and will end in 2016.

Implementation cost

Estimated financial cost for the implementation of the measures, given as a cost range.

Flood management measure

Which flood management measures have been applied? Multiple measures may be specified.


Country in which the application (case study) is located. In case of a transboundary application multiple countries are specified.

Responsible authority level

Level of Responsible Authority.

Last modified: Sept. 13, 2016, 4:02 a.m.



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