Case study: Construction of flood barrier, Billwerder bay, Hamburg (20th c.)

Description of the application

Dike line can be shortened to 18km. Hardly possible increase in Bille dikes can be avoided

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.

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