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Case study River Wupper (Germany) PDF Print
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  • Catchment area: 813 km2
  • Location: North Rhine-Westphalia,east of Düsseldorf and Cologne
  • Tributary of the Rhine
  • The riverbed lies between 441 m and 34 m
  • Due to massive floods at the beginning of the 20th century, technical measures including dams were developed
  • Since that more local flash floods
  • Lack of risk awareness


Stakeholder Workshop Wupper Case Study
On 20 May 2010 the first stakeholder workshop in the Wupper case study took place in Wuppertal. Around 25 participants - IMRA project partners and representatives from the case study areas "Morsbach" (Cities of Remscheid and Wuppertal) and "Wupper" (City of Leichlingen) discussed about the flood risk management approach, communication strategy and duties and responsibilities of the different actors.

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