Flood storage area

Updated on 26/10/2022
Sens technique
Natural or man-made space over which water is spreading when rivers overflow in their floodplain. The temporary storage of water reduces the overflow by increasing its flow time. This storage is part of the functioning of aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems. Generally speaking, a flood storage area is meant for little or non-urbanized and little developed areas.
According to the Ministry for the Environment and OFB
Thématiques associées
Review status
Soumis au comité de relecture.